“Since the late 1970s, I have witnessed remarkable technological revolutions in medicine, from CT scans to robot-assisted surgery. But I have also watched as medicine slowly evolved into the domain of technicians, bookkeepers, and clerks.”
Like Dr. Jeffrey Singer, general surgeon in Phoenix Arizona, so have I. Unlike him, I don’t think the medical profession is dead, but it certainly is under attack, and if we all, both physicians and patients, don’t respond, medical care as we have known it, will disappear.
In future blog posts, I will address some of the points that he makes in this article, and explain how it changed my career. For now, I invite you to read and comment on his well written article.