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The Practice of Medicine -- Personalized

swatter Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 10:43 AM
CPL, my comment below doesn't even address a different donkey in the room. I have to go to DP's Germany facility for treatment for my lung disease. Over here, I was being relegated to being the "Steroid Kid" without any hope of entering the big leagues. No, not D.C. politics but baseball.

 Today, I lived two contrasting approaches to the practice of medicine in the United States.  If ObamaCare becomes the law of the land, the contrast will grow even more marked.  Anyone who doesn't yet understand why the ObamaCare approach to medicine -- ie, centalizing control in government and insurance bureaucracies rather than in patients, the consumers -- is so terrible should read this post. 

Here's what happened: One of my small children fell and had an ugly, jagged cut beneath an eye.  It bled and looked ugly enough that I thought a physician should see it, so we made an appointment...