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Managed MDs good or bad?

Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by tom_06, Aug 12, 2006.

  1. tom_06

    tom_06 New Member

    Jul 31, 2006
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    Medical Student
    Hey all. This is a post to gather your opinions on the direction of the medical system in North America.

    I am sure everyone would agree there is a already a high number of doctors in the managed care system (perhaps someone can post a %)

    Apparently this is worse for specialists, as their costly services are being restricted. This also would result in a reduction in autonomy of doctors and probably poorer patient care.

    Since this trend wil surely increase, can I receive some comments on your opinons on a) why this is good/bad,

    b) should this be a reason I should consider dental school (though I would prefer medical but am strongly opposed to the idea of losing autonomy)

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