Watch out, Tom Peters is on the health care trail

It’s no secret that Tom Peters is on the health care quality trail.  Instead of a nice hike through the grasslands of a state park, his approach is more of a rampage with a machete through the rainforest of the Amazon.

Some are glad he has arrived, others should be fearful.  Regardless, expect more of this:

Could it be that the odds of a screwed-up colonoscopy are higher than the odds of detecting a problem relatively early enough to justify the risk? I don’t know the answer in this instance, but I do know that in any number of situations “Stay the f#^* away from the hospital” is the statistically correct choice.