I’m a doctor. My father is a doctor. My colleagues are doctors, the people I train are doctors, lots and lots of my friends are doctors. But that doesn’t meant that doctors sometimes aren’t blind to certain issues like their own financial conflicts of interest. Sometimes we have to poke doctors with a stick. That’s how we show our love. Conflicts of interest are the topic of this week’s Healthcare Triage:
This episode is adapted from my NYT piece on the topic. References can be found in the links there.