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Unintended Consequences

Whitebeard Wrote: Apr 06, 2013 7:00 AM
Expecting the Government to fix your broken body is like expecting the Department of Motor Vehicles to fix your broken car.
glevin Wrote: Apr 06, 2013 5:36 PM
Great analogy....and long lines, just likle what is occurring in health care.

Physicians like me, who train young doctors in residency and often hire them to join a private practice, have made two observations over the last several years - they are smarter than ever, but they come out of their training programs less qualified to take care of patients than any group of freshly minted doctors that preceded them.

This is a serious problem because as older doctors retire, the younger ones replacing them cannot simply be plugged in to fill the void. The problem is even graver because as reported by Deloitte in its 2013 survey of doctors, 60%...