Friday, August 03, 2012

There is no "i" in team,Dr Wes on the Penn State Mentality in Physicians

Quote for the day:

Dare we ask what we are creating as we move to make doctors shift-workers, business minded. algorithm-driven, group-think, productivity-incentivized cogs in our new heavily-funded health care wheel. Paying doctors for performance standards based on computer-driven check-boxes, guideline adherence and proscribed health care is of more importance than the individual. Health care, then, devolves to nothing more than a nine-to-five series of clicks.

The above is from the typically insightful blog of Dr. Wes. In this commentary Dr. Wes makes a thought provoking analogy to the Penn. State tragic horror show. Go here for the full story.

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