SHOW: THE HUMAN FACTOR
TIME: THURSDAYS, 10 P.M. EDT, CBS
THE BOTTOM LINE: A familiar prescription still produces feel-good results.
"I'VE DONE OVER 500 OF THESE procedures, and I haven't lost a patient yet," snarls a brilliant surgeon to the lowly medical student who has dared to offer a pre-op suggestion. What happens next (as if you didn't know) is that because of his arrogance, the surgeon almost loses a patient.
Such morality tales are part of the daily rounds in cbs's new medical series The Human Factor, which debuts this week. The show's guiding thesis is that doctors don't pay...