Medicare

Programming
8:44 am
Thu July 11, 2013

Morning Edition on Friday, June 12 - Healthcare: Too Big to Succeed?

Evoking memories of the infamous 2008 bank failures with the phrase 'Too Big to Fail', Dr. Andrews, a neurosurgeon, talks about a similar scenario in the medical system.  As an active part of that life, Dr. Andrews has seen a great number of examples of how medicine has gone from the days of the 'house call' to the days of 15-minute timed visits with the family doctor. The new way of doing things is to throw more tests and pills at it no matter what it is.

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