My life has been devoted to alternative medical care for over 20 years and when I see that this goes on every day it truly sets my hair on fire!
Originally posted on Jon Rappoport's Blog:
Eight quotes from a cancer surgeon that will set your hair on fire
by Jon Rappoport
December 6, 2012
His name is Marty Makary. He’s a cancer surgeon and researcher at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the School of Public Health.
Propublica’s Marshall Allen interviewed him about patient harm, in conjunction with an ongoing propublica investigation.
Keep in mind that these quotes are coming from a mainstream doctor who is inside the system and who believes in the system. That makes Makary’s statements all the more shocking.
“…1 in 4 hospital patients are harmed by a mistake.”
“A cardiologist in Wisconsin was fired for pointing out that EKGs were misread more than 25% of the time.”
“We [doctors] are also evaluated by the number of ‘value units’ at the end of each fiscal quarter. Our management will sit down with us and say…
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