[LMB] OT: malpractice and medicine

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Sun Dec 16 20:56:32 GMT 2012


On Sat, Dec 15, 2012 at 8:25 AM, Stewart Dean <sdean at sdean.net> wrote:

> I came from 3 generations of doctors, ... ... ...
>
> Is it any wonder that people sue when the magic goes wrong?  Medicine has
> become an enterprise, and it didn't deliver the product.  There are those
> words of Oscar Wilde, which I'd apply to the medical infrastructure: "They
> know the cost of everything, and the value of nothing."
>
>
> Things have indeed changed.  Doctors can accomplish so much, people are
angry that they cannot accomplish everything, quickly, and cheaply.

Reminds me of the sign I've seen in more than one place:
"Fast, Quality, Inexpensive.  Choose two of three."


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