In a recent podcast, Johns Hopkins surgical oncologist Marty Makary discusses how high costs affect patient care, the choice doctors make between paperwork and time spent with patients, and possible solutions. Dr. Makary notes that healthcare reform legislation and new technological advances could reduce patient costs.
“Dr. Marty Makary is a New York Times bestselling author and leading voice for transparency in health care. He is the recipient of the 2020 Business Book of the Year Award for The Price We Pay. A professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, he has published over 250 scientific articles on the redesign of healthcare, medical innovation, and vulnerable populations.” Listen to the podcast here.
(Source: Patients Rising Podcast, 4/9/21)