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Dr. Dhruv Khullar: Can Doctors Choose Between Saving Lives and Saving a Fortune?

“Some of us believed that a doctor’s job is to deliver the best possible care, period," begins Dr. Khullar. "Others argued that doctors should aim to find some balance between medical benefit, financial cost and social responsibility. It’s the kind of question that we aren’t really trained to solve. Are costs something that an individual doctor should do something about? What is a doctor supposed to do?”

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