This story will break your heart. How do we fix the underlying problem?

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15 Feb 2017 08:57 #82 by Pat Mastors
Imagine being a parent (and a doctor) watching helplessly as your daughter dies in front of your eyes - in one of the nation's finest hospitals, in the hands of a "brilliant surgeon" you had hand-picked to help her. That's what happened in Seattle: projects.seattletimes.com/2017/quantity-of-care/talia/
The followup article is about the bad patient care that can result from profit-driven medicine, "concurrent surgeries" - and the fear of retaliation that keeps staff from speaking up: projects.seattletimes.com/2017/quantity-of-care/hospital/

We know the vast majority of health professionals care deeply about their practice. But how do we fix this problem? What can and should women health executives, working together, do to ensure patients come first?

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