Sunday, March 15, 2015

Why your doc may not embrace the newest of the new

You hear it on the news, read it in the paper.  Some new discovery, some new drug, some new procedure.  So you go to your doctor all excited about this breaking news and how it could change your life, and your doctor sits back and says, "Well, let's just wait a bit for the dust to settle."  Ever wonder why most doctors are not first in line for the newest miracle cure?  Here's a little piece from MedPageToday's Friday Feedback column where I joined two other physicians in addressing that issue.

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