Perhaps the problems with our healthcare system go beyond health behaviors, physician patient relations and hospital healthcare performance. Perhaps the problem isn’t our healthcare system at all.
The following NYTs article sheds light on one of the most insidious problems with healthcare today, you might even say with most things in our society that are commodities and get distributed through what we call “the market.” It appears that the healthcare dollar is in a tug of war with every merchant, vendor and sales person that crosses its path. Everyone is trying to live by getting healthcare but everyone is also trying to live on healthcare as a commodity and a business.
Studies show that in a downturn economy healthcare needs go up and healthcare increases as an important component of the downturn economy. This is especially true in this most recent deep ….