Healthcare Trailblazers

How Profits Are Destroying Healthcare! (PART 2) | Ep. 33

July 17, 2023 Previva Health Group Episode 33
Healthcare Trailblazers
How Profits Are Destroying Healthcare! (PART 2) | Ep. 33
Show Notes

Welcome to our latest podcast episode, where we engage in a thought-provoking conversation with distinguished guest, Dr. Henry Buchwald. Known for his candid reflections on the state of healthcare in the U.S., Dr. Buchwald does not hold back in this revealing discussion.

In this episode, Dr. Buchwald shares his candid insights into how the healthcare industry in America has shifted from its earlier patient-centric approach to serving administration objectives. This, he argues, marks a downturn in the quality of care, painting a grim picture of the current healthcare landscape.

He contrasts the past and the present, providing a riveting narrative on how healthcare, once an honorable profession committed to patient wellbeing, has now become mired in financial interests. Through his words, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the stark differences between then and now.

The conversation also delves into the controversial topic of concierge medicine. Dr. Buchwald elucidates his perspective on the flaws of this model, providing unique insight from his extensive experience in the field. 

A poignant focus of our discussion revolves around the changing role of Primary Care Physicians (PCPs). As Dr. Buchwald explains, the shift towards PCPs primarily referring patients to other specialists threatens to dissolve the once sacred doctor-patient relationship.

Finally, we confront the uncomfortable reality of how economic priorities have marred the healthcare industry in America. In Dr. Buchwald's view, this singular focus on profit-making has eroded the essence of healthcare.

Don't miss this powerful conversation that sheds light on the critical issues plaguing the American healthcare system. It's a wake-up call for all of us to reflect on what we want the future of healthcare to look like.

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