Hit by a car, an emergency doctor experiences firsthand the shortcomings in ER care

”As a medical professional who became an accident victim and then a trauma patient, I was struck by the uneven nature of my care, which was marked by an overreliance on testing at the expense of my overall well-being. Instead of feeling like a connected patient at the center of care, I felt processed. This is disconcerting, especially at a time when patient-centered care — that is, care delivered with me, not to me or for me — is supposed to be becoming the new normal.”  More

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About The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson

Ordained to the priesthood in December, 2010.
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