The term "sloppy and paste" might intuitively seem most aptly attached to a student's mediocre writing efforts or media plagiarism.
The National Coalition on Health Care (NCHH) is a long-tenured organization that advocates health care reform through its association with scores of medical, business and consumer groups. Its President and CEO, John Rother, recently issued this blunt and telling statement about a glaring problem in the medical industry: "Nearly seven hundred billion dollars are wasted in the U.S. medical system each year," Rother said, "much of which is tied to misdiagnosis or people getting the wrong treatment."
"Studies like this give us the opportunity to find out how we are actually doing," says Asad Latif, "compared to how we think we are doing."
As one doctor -- an infectious-disease specialist in New York City -- queried recently in his capacity as a media commentator on national health care, what reasonable person would ever argue over a uniform approach to injections that centrally incorporates the notion "one needle, one syringe, only one time"?