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.
Don't miss this conversation with Dr. Andrews on the state of medicine in 2013 and what, if anything, we do to fix it.