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Saturday again and that means post in English.We have often advocated here needs to have good managers, to have professional managers in our hospitals and health centers ... but never thought I would have this discussion in English.The reason is this article in the health section of The New York Times: Should Hospitals Be Run by Doctors? The conventional wisdom is that doctors should focus on patient care, and managers with a business or administrative background are better suited to running the day-to-day operations of a hospital. Among the nearly 6,500 hospitals in the United States, only 235 are run by physician administrators, according to a 2009 study in the journal Academic Medicine. But now new research suggests that having a doctor in charge at the top is connected to overall better patient care and a better hospital. The study found that overall hospital quality scores were about 25 percent higher when doctors ran the hospital, compared with other hospitals. For cancer care, doctor-run hospitals post...