Cynical humor on medical homes & accountable care organizations

It’s been a long week. Time to end with some humor on two hot-button health care terms. We are confident you will be amused, if not better informed, after watching these:

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May 20, 2011 at 1:54 pm

Sounds like the NHS except in the UK if you asked for an MRI scan they’d say we don’t have a machine here so you can’t have one even if we wanted to give you one, which we don’t.

Jayne From Munted Snail

May 20, 2011 at 10:54 pm

Cynical most definitely – if it wasnt unfortunately true then it would be funny. Health care should be a governments priority – without the concern for saving money at the expense of others who need it!


May 24, 2011 at 4:15 pm

As a primary care doctor, the absurdity is a bit too close for comfort…

Dan Ross

May 28, 2011 at 7:42 am

Great. I can see the the Doc’s and patient side. I guess the hospital ownership makes me a little fuzzy? Has their business model changed from profiting at full bed days? Is the model turning like agriculture policy where the government pays for empty fields?