The Top Winners & Losers In Healthcare Today
Jimmy is a hypertensive, pre-diabetic, obese, middle-aged man whose brother, Bob, just died from a massive heart attack. Jimmy is now eating fried chicken at the funeral ceremony because he wanted some comfort food during a time of great sadness and stress.
Unfortunately for Jimmy and many other Americans, there is an entrenched system in our country that reinforces Jimmy’s unhealthful behaviors.
Here are a few of the winners and losers:
Doctors & Hospitals: There is no shortage of chronically sick patients.
Drug Companies: There are plenty of patients (like Jimmy) on meds for life, who are never cured.