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Thursday, March 22, 2012

How political agendas erode the doctor-patient relationship

Doctors are stressed. Patients are stressed. Yet, government mandated healthcare continues to drive up the cost, erode quality and the strong arm of the state is committed to making it worse for everybody.
Your doctor’s exam room is getting overcrowded. Modern US health care means that, like it or not, you and your physician are sharing that once private space with an insurance executive constantly hissing in your doctor’s ears to move it along. You are also sharing it with pharmaceutical marketers, lobbyists from the food industry … special interest groups of every stripe.

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