The most difficult part of our first year of medical school wasn’t memorizing anatomy or mastering the patient interview, but seeing firsthand how broken our current health care system is. We pay twice as much as other wealthy nations for health care, but receive some of the worst outcomes. Many factors contribute to this dysfunction, and one looms large: a medical system dominated by for-profit private insurers. We hear about …
Post Author: Scott Swartz and Bradley Heinz
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