In medicine, more care may not be better

October 8, 2013 1:18 AM

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In medicine, more care may not be better

Is keeping patients satisfied and delivering high-quality care the same thing? And more important, can patients tell if they are getting good care?

The dull whir of the computer running in the background seemed to have gotten louder as the patient fell quiet. She was a young woman, a primary-care patient of mine, seeking a referral to yet another gastroenterologist. Her abdominal pain had already been checked out by two of the city's most renow...

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