0
We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
ARTICLE |

Professionalism vs Commercialism in Managed Care: The Need for a National Council on Medical Care-Reply

Francis D. Moore, MD
JAMA. 1997;278(1):21. doi:10.1001/jama.1997.03550010035024.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

ABSTRACT

In Reply.  —Dr Murray-Garcia reemphasized that some physicians have acted with unprofessional greed in the past. In our article we clearly recognize the shortcomings of our medical history. All of us concerned with the problems of corporate medicine are well advised to recall that the corporate forprofit world of pharmaceuticals and hospital supply has coexisted with physicians, hospitals, and patients for about 200 years. We have suggested no change in this complex commercial relationship. Certainly we should have emphasized the threats to the care of minorities in our discussion of enrollment exclusion in the world of medical care.Dr Vietzke is strongly opposed to any accommodation to our guidelines for commerce as it invades US medicine. We believe this simplistic approach to be an abandonment of our patients' trust, and unfair to them, their children, and their children's children, as well as the future of US medical care. If we refuse to

Topics

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

Figures

Tables

References

Letters

CME
Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();