Health-care consumers need to take the lead, so get smart

David Russian, CEO of Western Washington Medical Group, writes our third essay about fixing health care.

Our health care system is a complicated Rube Goldberg-esque machine, capable of doing great things while also being complicated and frustrating, writes Dr. David Russian, CEO of Western Washington Medical Group. The system needs a steady hand at the controls and the best right now is the individual consumer. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Our health care system is a complicated Rube Goldberg-esque machine, capable of doing great things while also being complicated and frustrating, writes Dr. David Russian, CEO of Western Washington Medical Group. The system needs a steady hand at the controls and the best right now is the individual consumer. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

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