Did You Know? - Health Insurance Fact: Underuse of care is sometimes a greater problem than overuse. Patients do not receive recommended care (as prescribed in national medical specialty guidelines) about 46 percent of the time. Another 11 percent of patients receive care that is not recommended and potentially harmful, according to practice guidelines .
Doctor's Realm Quote of the day: The essence of the practice of medicine is that it is an intensely personal matter. The treatment of a disease may be entirely impersonal; the care of a patient must be completely personal. - Francis W. Peabody, M.D.