Tuesday, November 27, 2007

The Collusion between Media and Hosptials

Today, the US News and World Report's Best Hospital issue list appears. Oh, boy! It makes for some great reading. Zzzzzzzzzz.

But what's funny is that the Big Boy winners are now in bed with US News and World Report - providing content for their issue about all kinds of diseases that they (alone, I'm sure) have mastered.

For instance, look at this page from their website. It lists tons of diseases. Now, click on one of the topics. And look at the top of the page, just to the right of the topic you picked. Who supplied the content "with" US News and World Report? Was it Cleveland Clinic? or Johns Hopkins? or Mayo?

Does anyone else find this conflict disturbing?


1 comment:

Richard A Schoor MD FACS said...

It is, of course, disturbing. But it has become the way of the world.