The New York Times recently ran an op-ed by Paul Krugman with the intriguing title, “Patients Are Not Consumers.”
Here’s an open letter to him:
Dear Dr. Krugman,
As a comparative effectiveness researcher, I agree with many of the arguments that you are making in your most recent article. However, I disagree with your main point that patients are not consumers.
I understand your sentiment and agree that patients are more …