I'm Not Dead Yet (I Don't Want to Go in the Cart....)

Here's a great cartoon from artist Tom Toles, published in today's Washington Post.

The health care system IS tired, and sick - but luckily for us the illness isn't terminal.

Our medical-system-metaphor-guy is still sitting upright, breathing, and presumably speaking, so he'd hold up pretty well in triage.

It's only once the history & physical starts that we see fault lines under the surface.

So which side do you want to be on - the implacable doc or the hypochondriac splayed on the table?

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