Money and Medicine - Documentary

Money and Medicine - Documentary - US leads the world in...

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9/9/2014 Money and Medicine - Documentary - 2.5x per capita than an average european spends - medicine is the 3rd leading cause of death in the US - “I’m paid more when I do more even when it’s not beneficial” - UCLA vs salt lake (InterMountain) - c-section - 34%...not necessary - organized care...from each physician independ. to a team of drs. - Approaching a point where our knowledge is too much for us - Goal’s of medicine are being tested with the use of technology - Politicizing medicine...giving pts the wrong idea of care
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Unformatted text preview: - US leads the world in rescue intensive care…everyone wants to be us- Not a question about abandoning rescue care, it is a matter of tuning it- 2/10 will be overdiagnosed and overtreated for breast cancer- Statistics are for populations. ..think of the individual- Prostate cancer screening is the advent for overdiagnosis. ..psa blood test- We don’t measure anything we do in medicine- What you get in healthcare depends on where you go and who you see...
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