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nightrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-28-09 07:48 AM
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40. healthcare doesn't work by "benchmarks". This whole idea
about "treatment effectiveness"/"best practices" is actually kind of silly. Within a certain range that can work, but then we get to the individual, with all our idiosyncracies and inconsistencies. We humans are messy and do not conform easily to "one way is the best way". That's far too simplistic of an approach.

Are you a healthcare practitioner? "Average effectiveness and efficiency"--nice theory, very impractical in practice.

Watch the several part video debate between single payer proponent MD and the public option proponent at

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