Doctors cry, too. Our broken health care system hurts physicians and patients alike.
Social media and news sites are filled with headlines expressing discontent about the health care system, particularly a sense that doctors don't listen and don't care.
Reading these articles hurts my heart because, as a physician, I know doctors do care deeply. But a broken health care system has turned us into assembly-line "providers" and data-entry clerks without time to show the empathy that we feel and that our patients need.
Read the complete article, originally published in USA TODAY and Yahoo Money.