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Obama -- intends to put someone between you and your position.
It must be repealed this one trillion dollar bond that obamacare.
Means to this country over ten years.
He is creating such uncertainty in the market place that businesses are willing to -- -- not willing to deploy capital into the marketplace it is comes up our system.
There's a menu of options that we -- have just like Jon Huntsman talked about that is how we go forward with their health care.
Each day deciding how they're going to deliver that health care not one size fits all.
A lot of people objecting to Obama care because we need to get bureaucrats.
Out of the business of trying to micromanage.
Health care in this nation -- it can be and will be one of the topics in 2012 with some other Republican candidates talking about how they want handle.
America's health care challenges if they get the top job.
A new study on health care in America shows that many doctors.
That doctors think that patients get too much care.
Is that true and if so why but just to within this morning doctor regard for our Richard -- shine is director of the first -- -- for comprehensive medicine and board certified.
Family physician doctor earners -- is senior attending physician.
Of emergency medicine at saint part of this hospital you men must be important because you're.
Titles -- page and a half long good morning good morning to both of you in the morning you know America's Newsroom I'm doctor first shine too much -- -- -- view.
Does the study right from your peers BS I mean basically what's happening is that the doctors who were -- found that 83%.
Of them believed that.
They're here -- depended on.
What we -- defensive medicine.
That they were actually ordering tests and doing test in order to prevent.
Problems like malpractice.
Now that leads to a serious problem because it costs us billions of dollars it's estimated over 200 billion dollars.
In F excess expenses every year so they're trying to protect themselves doctor -- do you agree with the findings.
I -- you know I have to appreciate the study but I have to tell you -- I work at a safety net hospital in the South Bronx only stone's throw throw from here.
The majority of patients that I care for can't get to health care that they need.
And based refer to the front line positions in the study.
Well in inner city urban areas like where I am in the Bronx.
We are the Frontline physicians emergency physicians these people do not have access to family physicians which we all know.
Would be able to deliver good quality cost us -- you disagree with the conclusion but I think what you're suggesting is it depends on where you live -- geographically there are some.
Stark differences in between and in the ways in which health care is delivered in our country I think we can all agree on that and I know doctor first time would have to agree with me as well.
What about that doctor for -- -- you mentioned malpractice.
Well our our doctors spending less time and patience because they've got so much to do in order to cover my butt.
I've got to get this prescription -- I have to order this MRI.
And that way they can come back and say hey it in check for this.
First place well that's specifically what they're concerned about and the doctors who were -- were surveyed 76% of them said that they could be sued for.
Not prescribing a certain tasks and you know the particular problem here and I would you reference emergency medicine department.
Is that you know what you're an emergency department and you know everyone is ordering specific tasks -- -- ordering a cat scanned and radiologists have to read those scans.
That can cause and a lot.
Problems in terms of how -- those tests are -- if you have an emergency if you actually have a concussion if too many tests are ordered.
The radiologists may not be able to read that so over prescribing tests can lead to serious problems and shortages.
I'll -- doctor -- to his main point -- if you or your peers were given more protection.
What whether you're serving patients in New York City or anywhere in the country.
Would you take more time with patients I go ahead I'm sorry -- -- -- -- you but I have to tell you that it's interesting now in the study.
Only 40% of the doctors felt that more time was needed I have to tell you the ability to practice medicine is not just a science it's an art.
And we need to speak to our patients we need to examine them and I agree with -- if we were given more time to take with our patients.
Then may -- -- the long term some less.
On more unnecessary tests might not be ordered.
But you have to remember that patients don't have access to physicians in private offices and -- let's -- you're terrific panel which we had more time we're gonna bring you both back because it's going to be a big deal not just in the coming year but for years to come.
I thank you doctor for -- directed -- thanks to both of you thank you bill -- harness market.
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