Friday, June 13, 2008

ER's Reflect Health Care System

I think that Mr. Steffen should have listened more closely in 2001 regarding overcrowding in the ER at OSF. When I wrote him the letter, the system at OSF was dysfunctional and old people were waiting in the ER much too long. I thought that it was a very dangerous situation for patients at OSF.

See JAMA article from June 11, 2008 describing what has been going on for years.

"One does not have to be guilty of a crime to be ethically challenged." (Commenter on Tribune John Kass article.)

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