Is Medicine a Calling or Just a Job?

Working in healthcare may be one of the most difficult jobs in the world. Caring for people’s well being requires knowledge, compassion, patience, selflessness, humility, and professionalism. Even small decisions are made with care and caution. But things aren’t getting any easier. Why do we do it? For the love of it? For the money? Both? Let’s talk about medicine as a calling or just another job.

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What is a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM)? The Truth About America’s Evil Empire

Practicing medicine is hard. We don’t completely understand the human body. Patients and providers don’t always see eye to eye. Much of medicine in America is corporatized and controlled by third parties. None of them are quite as loathsome as the PBM or pharmacy benefit manager.

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