Blake Snow

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Why not recommend?

As you may know, Lindsey and I our expecting our first child this October. We attended a prenatal class on Saturday and during the break decided to turn in our pre-admittance form. This was so we wouldn’t have to do it the day of the delivery.

On the form, there is a question that asks if you have a preference for a pediatric (kid) doctor. Since this is our first baby, I decided to ask the nurse if she might recommend an MD. She said “Legally I’m not allowed.” How does that work? You can’t recommend someone who does good work? That’s what the business world is based on. If someone does good work, they’ll get recommended. How did bad doctors luck out in the medical world from good competition?

And by the way, I’m still taking recommendations for pediatricians in Provo, Utah.