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  • “Does any of this work?”…

    …means different things to different folks.
    To you and I, it means: “Do the long-term positive health effects outweigh the negative?”.
    To the providers, it means: “Is it the cheapest action in the short term?”

    The two rarely coincide, but asking that single question is not nuanced enough.

    Parts of the equation are:
    * Short-term vs. long term.
    * Patient outcomes vs. provider outcomes.
    * Being seen to be doing something vs. actually doing something.

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