Fired COVID Whistleblower: Profit Motive Isn’t Working in Healthcare | MedPage Today

“The atmosphere we work in is becoming increasingly corporate,” Lin said during his presentation. “Are the companies we work for any different from Amazon or Microsoft, whose primary objective is profit?”

“At any point, the medical staff can revoke a physician’s privileges,” he said. “Hospitals over the last 2 decades are competing to control the medical staff and strip them of their independence. With the medical staff as pawns, hospitals can manipulate physicians to do what they want.”

“Corporations are meant to generate maximum profit,” he said. “It’s their nature to do so. Unfortunately, there are consequences. It’s a bit like throwing a raccoon in a henhouse. If we silence healthcare workers, the outcome would be even more disastrous.”

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