What happens when your health care provider doesn’t have either the time or the experience and training to perform a proper diagnostic work up for your symptoms? Why, they just order an MRI!
Health care costs just keep going up. You can blame anyone you want but currently the elephant in the room is the Federal government and the dysfunctional way it establishes Medicare reimbursement rates.
“When the preparations were complete Rogozov scrubbed and positioned himself. He chose a semi-reclining position, with his right hip slightly elevated and the lower half of the body elevated at an angle of 30°. Then he disinfected and dressed the operating area. He anticipated needing to use his sense of touch to guide him and thus decided to work without gloves.”
What the hell is going on in Massachusetts?
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is going to enable millions of additional patients to enter into community health care systems that are already poorly designed, underfunded, and overcrowded.
Repeated testing of physicians seems like a good idea. To bad that there is no proof that this makes any difference in the delivery or quality of patient care.