Saturday, September 13, 2003

How and why health care is broken in the US: Boca Raton

Patients in Florida Lining Up for All That Medicare Covers

This is a very well done article. Brief and very illustrative. This is why primary care physicians are all looking for new careers, and why the enrollment trend for family practice is heading towards 0% within six years.

The outcome data is as academics have long suspected. All the immensely fragmented specialized care, in which each piece is probably well done but with a bias towards interventions, is associated with worse outcomes.

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