Tuesday, June 10, 2008

What Doctor's Think


Quote of the day:


Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead. - Benjamin Franklin

Here is what fuels our "health train"

Doctor Insights

Doctors directly influence more than a third of the entire USA health care economy. Consider these important facts:

  • 902,000: number of physicians in the USA in 2005
  • $2.1 trillion: USA healthcare expenditures in 2006
  • $274 billion: sales of physician-prescribed medications in 2006
  • $587 billion: cost of various patient services and devices ordered by physicians and healthcare providers in 2004

These figures are from  What Doctor's Think.

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