Health care in this country is going to go one of two ways: Way number one involves government control and long waits for service. The second way looks a lot more like the “good-old-days”:
Dr. Susan Rutten Wasson sits on the corner of a bed in the cramped bedroom of Alice Johnson, a 91-year-old Osakis resident everyone calls “Grandma Alice.” She’s examining Johnson’s arm, which is swollen, she’s determined, because of a tight sleeve cuff.
Also in the room are Alice’s daughter, Ione, and granddaughter, Anne, who lives downstairs in the farmhouse Johnson has occupied for decades. A Rottweiler mix as big as a Shetland licks the face of 18-month-old Sarah, Rutten Wasson’s daughter, who sits on the doctor’s lap.
It’s more a scene from the days of frontier medicine than from the modern health care system. And that’s because Rutten Wasson, 42, is a throwback to a time before HMOs, electronic health records and hospitals with fountains in their lobbies. She sees patients the same day they call if she’s not booked up, spends at least a half-hour per visit â€” compared to the more typical 15 minutes â€” and usually charges only $50 for a consultation. She takes cash or check, but no insurance â€” and sometimes accepts gratuities of a dozen fresh eggs or a pie.
Either way, there are going to be a lot of new opportunities for observant entrepreneurs.
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