Blogger's Note: a little political commentary thrown in but overall a good article, book reference
Hartzband and Groopman on the Rise of the Medical Expertocracy - WSJ.com
"Patients and doctors can differ with experts and not be ignorant or irrational. Policy makers need to abandon the idea that experts know what is best. In medical care, the "right" clinical decisions turn out to be those that are based on a patient's goals and values."