We’ve become preoccupied with health care to the point that we’ve lost sight of who delivers it. To understand the depth of the crisis look no further than the words of Dr. Jordan Grumet. This week he announced his pending departure from clinical care. To think that we have evolved a system so dysfunctional that it can’t support a dedicated doctor of this caliber is unconscionable.
If you have a moment, thumb through his blog. It’s like a window to his heart. Be sure to read between the lines. And as you read, think about what we’re giving up.
We’re about to learn that our healthcare system is only as good as those who deliver the care.