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We're chart doctors now

To the Editor: Dr. Lansdale appears to have jumped from the frying pan into the fire. In clinical medicine he will quickly find out that the quality of patient care has become nearly irrelevant. The quality of the medical record (chart) is all that matters to insurance companies, bean counters, and government agencies. I have been a primary care internist in private practice for 29 years. Instead of taking care of patients, I now spend most of my time taking care of charts. I'm a chart doctor.

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