Is there any wonder why our system is dysfunctional?

From Well:

A growing chorus of discontent suggests that the once-revered doctor-patient relationship is on the rocks.

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About one in four patients feel that their physicians sometimes expose them to unnecessary risk, according to data from a Johns Hopkins study published this year in the journal Medicine. And two recent studies show that whether patients trust a doctor strongly influences whether they take their medication.

From Bloomberg:

Insurers, led by WellPoint Inc. and Magellan Health Services Inc., are increasingly rejecting imaging procedures recommended by U.S. doctors as the companies work to trim $30 billion a year they say is wasted on the tests.

Patients vs. Doctors vs. Insurers vs. Patients

It’s no wonder why we’re increasingly feeling like our health care system isn’t working.

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