Money Over Patient Care

Physicians graduating from medical school take The Hippocratic Oath where they agree to “first do no harm,” but what is “harm” and does the oath stand for anything in a world filled with avarice? A simple perusal of the headlines or a Google search will disabuse you of any naïve beliefs you have in regard to how the oath is viewed in the profession.

Many aspects of the “first do no harm” can be explored and I couldn’t possibly do an extended discourse on it, but I’ll scratch the surface a bit for you. Of course, we shouldn’t paint all healthcare providers with the broad brush of…

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Dr. Farrell is a psychologist, consultant, author, interested in writing, and health.

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Dr. Patricia Farrell

Dr. Farrell is a psychologist, consultant, author, interested in writing, and health.