Reactions to the presidential election, the new certification program for continuing medical education professionals, and commercial support

Having worked in healthcare since the early 1970s, I would suggest that merely turning to the government for solutions is tremendously misguided [“The Election Effect,” December 2008]. Government involvement in the regulation and funding of healthcare has not improved quality, increased access, nor decreased cost. It has created a climate of entitlement, lack of patient accountability for their own health, and wasteful regulation that absorbs hours of provider time and energy that should be

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