Testing the Limits

“The more scans you do, the more money you make. If I do eight PET scans a day, that’s two million dollars a year, or a 35 percent profit margin… But we don’t use the word ‘profit’ in hospitals; it’s called surplus.” –


Let’s not Sugarcoat it…

In 2004, The New York Times covered a program called Pursuing Perfection which helped medical practitioners in Bellingham, Washington help patients with diabetes and chronic heart failure mitigate their symptoms, while preventing others from developing them altogether. They employed best practices for counselling patients, nutritionists, nurses,

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