Here’s a great opinion piece by Richard L. Reece, MD at the MedInnovationBlog about an uphill battle to save US healthcare.
I await the day when The New York Times runs a series of “good news” articles about the state of American health care. The series might have these titles,
Americans Trust Their Doctors Americans Have Greater and Quicker Access to High Tech Diagnostic and Curative Care Than Any Other Nation Foreign Physicians Flock to America for Training Unavailable in Their Country Record Numbers of Canadians Cross Border for Life-Saving Care America Achieves Unprecedented Longevity Gains in Last Decade Americans Receive 80 Percent of Noble Prizes in Medicine Research at American Pharmaceutical Companies Produces 90 Percent of the World’s New Drugs America’s Innovative Health System’s Variety and Choice the Wonder of The World
That’ll be the day.
A must read: The New York Times Reports “Good News” About American Health Care
(hat tip: Kevin, M.D.)
Flashbacks: America’s Next Great Debate: Health Care; Cuban Health Care; How AMA and Other Societies Abrogate Their Responsibilities; Sicko?