MedCity News June 30, 2021
Arundhati Parmar

In this episode, Dr. Pearl who led the Permanente Medical Group for almost two decades and is the author of a new book on physician culture, reveals how doctors may be unintentionally harming the healthcare system and how that culture needs to be transformed for the betterment of all involved.

When we look at problems plaguing the healthcare industry, the usual culprits are the pharmaceutical industry, the insurance industry, pharmacy benefit managers and so on.

Rarely does the blame — perhaps with the exception of the opioid epidemic — fall on physicians. With...

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