Screening Patients, Part 5: Competition & Conflicts of Interest

Here we are, in the fifth installment of a post series about screening patients. ¬†All of my previous disclaimers still apply; I’m not trying to be judgmental or exclusionary, nor am I trying to be mean. ¬†Doctors and patients alike are human beings, subject to error and imperfection, and I would be lying if I said emotions never came into play.

Today’s topic involves patients involved in competing interests, the type that run the risk of working against themselves–and the care that you (talking to the doctors among us) are trying to provide.

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