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It's Time We Stop Comparing Health Care to Manufacturing Print E-mail
Written by A Country Doctor Writes   
Friday, 30 October 2015 18:35

From ancient times, doctors have appreciated that, for all their similarities, no two patients are exactly alike. This understanding is what made physicians act like, and earn society's respect as, professionals.
 
The commercialization of health care has brought in managers from other industries and other branches of academia, and their rise to power has been predicated on their ability to treat patients and doctors not as individuals, but as small cogs in the new health care industry.
 
There is no doubt that healthcare today is an industry, but I disagree with the notion that it can be closely compared with manufacturing.

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