Dr. Hope Tinker is one of the few remaining independent doctors in the country. As increasing numbers of family practitioners affiliate themselves with larger clinics and hospitals, Tinker continues to work independently out of the refurbished hospital in Fayette, Mo. The decision, she says, was based off her desire to work closely within the community, and as a way to honor and respect the inherent value of each of her patients. As part of this philosophy, she also continues serving her rural community through house calls to the disabled and elderly.

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