[FoRK] Accidental theorist lost, wanted back
dmorton at bitfurnace.com
Thu Jul 16 14:49:30 PDT 2009
On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 5:43 PM, Stephen Williams<sdw at lig.net> wrote:
> If we could see the nearest "medic" for 5 minutes to solve or rule-out
> problems, we'd all be much better off. The amount of time wasted on
> appointments, missed work, travel, waiting, etc. is terrible. We don't put
> up with it in much of the rest of our lives, but we're stuck with the old
> model for medicine, mostly.
Expand the role and discretion of pharmacists. Place community nurses
Before anyone sees a doctor, they see a nurse for triage. If you have
the flu, you dont need to waste a doctor's valuable time.
Expand Medicare and the VA to include everyone.
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