The devolution of healthcare

As I search for a word to describe the workings of our contemporary healthcare system, “devolution” comes to mind. Yes, the system has evolved dramatically. We now enjoy instant communication at our fingertips in real time. We can peer into the human body with modern imaging technology at much higher resolution than ever before. Our surgical techniques are state-of-the-art. But somehow we have lost something of our humanity in the process. more»

Interested readers can peruse my latest JAAPA Musings blog post, newly published in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.


One comment on “The devolution of healthcare

  1. Td says:

    For profit health care seems to be the real root of the problem. When big business gets involved, everything else suffers except their profits, at our expense.

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