Profit-motivated Health Care

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(1) Description of the pattern

Pharmaceutical and health insurance companies profit off of disease and injury, and so it is in their fiscal interest to keep patients ill and/or injured. Band-aid "solutions" and expensive procedures target symptoms, instead than causes, of diseases.

(2) Why the pattern is good (i.e. bad)