I was ready to make a health care comparison using a line from a New York Times article about the failures of higher education, instead of:
But it won’t solve the system’s biggest problems — the focus on enrollment rather than completion, the fact that colleges are not held to account for their failures.
It could read:
But it won’t solve the system’s biggest problems — the focus on procedures rather than value, the fact that health care is not held to account for their failures.
But then the article did all the work for me:
There is a real parallel here to health care. We pay doctors and hospitals for more care instead of better care, and what do we get? More care, even if in many cases it doesn’t make us healthier.
The era of accountability has just started to shine its light…