When Doctors Take 'Kickbacks' from Big Pharma
Commonwealth Club - SF Club Office
Dr. Otis Brawley discusses fighting patient mistreat in the United States. Finance, Brawley asserts, is inextricably linked to health care in America's current system. Even the very procedures patients undergo, he says, are frequently determined more by doctors' expected payment for performing them than their actual appropriateness in mitigating the ailment with which the patient is afflicted. Brawley will discuss the extent of this problem as well as possible solutions.