Richard Rathe, MD

Associate Professor of Family Medicine (ret.) and Medical Informatician

Archive for September, 2009

Ten Scenarios to Test Healthcare Reform

Posted: Sep 1st, 2009 •• Category: Medicine

First let’s define our terms… “Health is not a deliverable commodity and care does not come out of a system.” – Ivan Illich I fall back on this quote often because it reminds me of two important concepts: Health depends on individuals taking¬†responsibility for their own behavior. Care depends on¬†a relationship between two people (doctor […]