‘Let’s get us some of that REform!’
I must admit I’m a little weary of the entire debate on health-care reform. But something still haunts me. And that something is accountability. Of course, over the almost twenty years that I have borne the title ‘MD,’ I’ve learned a few things about accountability.
I understand that, almost without fail, the buck stops with me. The nursing home director knows the elderly lady wasn’t seriously hurt in that fall, but he sends her to the ER ‘just to check things out.’ That is, just to make sure that if a problem does crop up, someone else is accountable for finding it. Read more »
*This blog post was originally published at edwinleap.com*