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A Crisis in Healthcare Access
(Part 2 of a 3-part series)
In Part 1 of this post, I described a fundamental problem we have in accessing quality healthcare: finding the right doctor.
Why is this happening? Let’s start by defining the “right doctor”. The process of accessing healthcare, specifically, the right doctor for a specific condition, is in the stone ages. Physicians are grouped into broad specialties, but tend to have a fairly narrow sub-specialization or “sweet spot” where their experience, training and passion coincide – this is when the “right” doctor is treating a patient.