Patients and Doctors Need Skin in the Game for Appropriate Care
Dr. Victor Fuchs, Ph.D. wrote an op-ed in the New England Journal of Medicine about "The Doctor's Dilemma - Delivering Appropriate Care". Physicians are trained to deal with each patient one at a time and to make decisions based on that patient alone. Now we are in an era when the high cost of treatment can actually bankrupt the system. Rising health care costs are everyone's problem.