“The society will be better with less hospitals and less drugs.”
This will let us be free from iatrogenic diseases that are rampant among both developed and developing countries.
Question: Which society is more advanced, A or B?
Society A: You are hospitalized in a big hospital with fully computerized equipment and diagnosed by huge medical machines such as MRI and PET and your cancer is resected by laser. Then, your cancer disappeared. After the operation the highly trained oncologist with PhD advises you to take molecular target cancer drugs to prevent the recurrence.
Society B: A medical practitioner visits you at home and sits down in front of you. The practitioner looks at your face and reads your hand lines like a palmist, claps his/her hands three times and chants mantras for five minutes. Then, your cancer truly disappeared. To prevent the recurrence you are recommended to drink a cup of special herbal tea every other day.
You probably have answered Society A. Medical utopia is not Society A, but Society B. The society with less hospitals-"Dehospitalized Society"- is our goal. Let's name our better world "Dehospitalized Society". This society has minimized the number of hospitals for emergency and for surgical operation. Half of the hospitals specializing in internal medicine will be obsolete.
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