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HCA Probe Spotlights Cardiologists' 'Irresistible Temptation'



Accusations that thousands of patients underwent inappropriate heart procedures at HCA hospitals may be better explained by a phenomenon in which interventionalists see a vessel narrowing and are overcome with an urge to fix it, even if the patient won't benefit from the procedure.



1 comments on "HCA Probe Spotlights Cardiologists' 'Irresistible Temptation'"
Jim Burgar (8/31/2012 at 9:59 AM)

Drug and medical device companies who work in the cardiology sector have a hugh role in this "Irresistible Temptation" Follow the flow of the money. More lives could be saved and health care costs would be reduced if cardiologists would consider other treatment options. Patients should find a doctor who understand and will discuss these options. Read "The Sinatra Solution-Metabolic Cardiology" by Stephen T. Sinatra, MD, Jim Burgar, MBA