Squeezing Out the Doctor
Posted by webmaster on June 03 2012 11:13:59
Squeezing Out the Doctor

The role of physicians at the centre of health care is under pressure

One approach to making doctors more efficient is to focus what they do. India is home to some of the worlds most exciting models along this line, argues Nicolaus Henke of McKinsey, who leads the consultancys work with health systems. Britain has 27.4 doctors for every 10,000 patients. India has just six. With so few doctors, it is changing the way it uses them.

The Economist - Squeezing Out the Doctor