Thinking about health
Submitted by Edgar on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 7:44pm
By Trudy Lieberman.
Rural Health News Service How many times have you heard politicians say that no bureaucrat should come between you and your doctor? You and your physician should decide when you need to go to the hospital or when you might want to wait out that cold before taking an antibiotic. The reality is something very different. Dr. Luis Collar who writes on the blog KevinMD.com, said in an essay recently: “Despite the foul smog of competing interests that permeate this new delivery paradigm, one thing is clear—physicians are no longer calling the shots.”
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