4/27: Practicing ‘defensive medicine’?

Moderated by Tom Sabulis
Ever felt as if your doctor was sending you for yet another test merely to inflate your bill or minimize his or her liability?

The practice of “defensive medicine” — ordering “unnecessary” procedures for patients — has come under scrutiny due to the rising cost of health care. Today, two local doctors tackle the issue.

Read what Dr. Sam Kini and Dr. Kelly B. Thrasher have to say. Then tell us what you think.

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Eric

April 29th, 2012
9:00 am

Oh, and how could I forget to mention big PHARM and all the medication being prescribed nowadays! I’m sure it’s all scientifically valid with no profit in mind whatsoever. Yeah, right.