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The Ranking of Ophthalmology Centers in Ophthalmology and Lay Publications Is Appropriate for Medicine in Today's Business World

The Ranking of Ophthalmology Centers in Ophthalmology and Lay Publications Is Appropriate for... at other institutions. A spirit of col- that can undermine medicine’s spe- Reprints: Daniel Finkelstein, MD, legial cooperation would better suit cial moral standing. Room 219, Maumenee Bldg, The Johns me. Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe St, Those in medical professions Daniel Finkelstein, MD Baltimore, MD 21287-9227 (e-mail: must be careful of the profit motive Baltimore, Md df@jhmi.edu). The Ranking of Ophthalmology Centers in Ophthalmology and Lay Publications Is Appropriate for Medicine in Today’s Business World ECOGNITION of cen- ranking. While no one group can be probably more appropriate in lay ters of excellence for totally reliable, these physicians pro- publications than in peer-reviewed outstanding clinical vide as accurate a picture as we can journals such as the ARCHIVES, where and research activity get. Other polls such as that of US more purely scientific information R serves as an impor- News and World Report rely on ex- should be disseminated. tant feedback mechanism to insti- perts outside the field and thus they Finally, in today’s business tutions, ophthalmologists, stu- are potentially much less accurate. world, it is just inevitable that out- dents, and patients and their families. It is of course crucial that we do come analyses and gradings http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Ophthalmology American Medical Association

The Ranking of Ophthalmology Centers in Ophthalmology and Lay Publications Is Appropriate for Medicine in Today's Business World

JAMA Ophthalmology , Volume 118 (11) – Nov 1, 2000

The Ranking of Ophthalmology Centers in Ophthalmology and Lay Publications Is Appropriate for Medicine in Today's Business World

Abstract

at other institutions. A spirit of col- that can undermine medicine’s spe- Reprints: Daniel Finkelstein, MD, legial cooperation would better suit cial moral standing. Room 219, Maumenee Bldg, The Johns me. Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe St, Those in medical professions Daniel Finkelstein, MD Baltimore, MD 21287-9227 (e-mail: must be careful of the profit motive Baltimore, Md df@jhmi.edu). The Ranking of Ophthalmology Centers in Ophthalmology and Lay Publications Is Appropriate for...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2000 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6165
eISSN
2168-6173
DOI
10.1001/archopht.118.11.1580
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Abstract

at other institutions. A spirit of col- that can undermine medicine’s spe- Reprints: Daniel Finkelstein, MD, legial cooperation would better suit cial moral standing. Room 219, Maumenee Bldg, The Johns me. Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe St, Those in medical professions Daniel Finkelstein, MD Baltimore, MD 21287-9227 (e-mail: must be careful of the profit motive Baltimore, Md df@jhmi.edu). The Ranking of Ophthalmology Centers in Ophthalmology and Lay Publications Is Appropriate for Medicine in Today’s Business World ECOGNITION of cen- ranking. While no one group can be probably more appropriate in lay ters of excellence for totally reliable, these physicians pro- publications than in peer-reviewed outstanding clinical vide as accurate a picture as we can journals such as the ARCHIVES, where and research activity get. Other polls such as that of US more purely scientific information R serves as an impor- News and World Report rely on ex- should be disseminated. tant feedback mechanism to insti- perts outside the field and thus they Finally, in today’s business tutions, ophthalmologists, stu- are potentially much less accurate. world, it is just inevitable that out- dents, and patients and their families. It is of course crucial that we do come analyses and gradings

Journal

JAMA OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 1, 2000

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