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MEDICINE AS A BUSINESS PROPOSITION.

MEDICINE AS A BUSINESS PROPOSITION. So live that when thy time has come to join the innumerable caravan which moves to that mysterious bourne peopled by doctors who have died of innutrition, thou go not like the general practitioner called at night, scourged from his office, but, sustained and soothed by the motto "Never trust," approach thy grave like one who wraps his stocks and bonds about him and lies down to pleasant dreams.1 Some months since I had the honor of addressing a medical club of Chicago, composed of prominent general practitioners. I chose for my theme "The Business Aspect of Medicine." The resulting discussion was so animated, and the participants were so interested in the subject, that I promised to amplify and publish my remarks—a promise that for many and sufficient reasons I have hitherto been unable to keep. That there are a number of points in this address on which many http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

MEDICINE AS A BUSINESS PROPOSITION.

JAMA , Volume XXXIV (21) – May 26, 1900

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1900 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1900.24610210022001h
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Abstract

So live that when thy time has come to join the innumerable caravan which moves to that mysterious bourne peopled by doctors who have died of innutrition, thou go not like the general practitioner called at night, scourged from his office, but, sustained and soothed by the motto "Never trust," approach thy grave like one who wraps his stocks and bonds about him and lies down to pleasant dreams.1 Some months since I had the honor of addressing a medical club of Chicago, composed of prominent general practitioners. I chose for my theme "The Business Aspect of Medicine." The resulting discussion was so animated, and the participants were so interested in the subject, that I promised to amplify and publish my remarks—a promise that for many and sufficient reasons I have hitherto been unable to keep. That there are a number of points in this address on which many

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: May 26, 1900

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