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Dr. Jonathan Ross on the Complexity of Healthcare

Dr. Jonathan Ross - Toledo, Ohio

Dr. Jonathan Ross calls for a healthcare system that better serves patients by cutting down on the immense complexity an bureaucracy which increases costs and decreases effectiveness.

Dr. Ross decries a healthcare system that undermines the effectiveness of caregivers with its complexity and greed. He notes that patients arrive with progressed or exacerbated conditions because they couldn't afford care.

He states that he has spent a lifetime in the system and still finds it almost impossible to understand. He points out the the complex bureaucracy in our healthcare system has frown thirty-fold in the last thirty years, compared to the number of doctors and nurses which as only ground two-fold and is more consistent with the demand.

Dr. Ross identifies the complexity of the system with the high cost and names it as a main obstacle to caregivers adequately caring for their patients.