This is the truth, and a sad one. My ex-husband worked for a family residency program in SC and later in Southwest FL serving some of the poorest, neediest rural people in the nation. At some point, the system went from caring for patients to bean counting or as you refer to in this article “widgets.” Power was taken away from doctors, and given to business managers who were responsible or trimming away budgets. They did with the incentive of getting a portion of the savings they helped the hospital system save.

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