A Collection of Problems with the US Health Care System

RN. Colorado. Statement 10219.

Categories: Health Care Professional Statements, Patient Statements

State:: Colorado

Occupation:: Registered Nurse

I saw a neurosurgeon on Oct. 21, 2014, who comes to our small mountain town monthly,who confirmed that I needed a cervical fusion due to pressure on my spinal cord. My hands are …

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Respiratory Therapist/PCP Office Manager and Co-Owner. Missouri. Statement 10197.

Categories: Health Care Professional Statements

State:: MO

Occupation:: respiratory therapist/PCP office manager and co-owner

I am a respiratory therapist since 1998 and my wife, who is a physician, opened our family phycian office in 2006.
I also have to add that I have …

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MD. California. Statement 10189.

Categories: Health Care Professional Statements

State:: California

Occupation:: MD

The new Medicare reimbursement rules for hospitals began last week, Oct. 1,2012. Hospitals are anticipating that they will not be reimbursed for re-admissions for Medicare patients. They have taken some very disturbing steps so …

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CNA. Ohio. Statement 10181.

Categories: Health Care Professional Statements

State:: Ohio

Occupation:: Certified Nursing Assistant

I have been a licensed Certified Nursing Assistant for seven years. I went to college to obtain my certification and am still in college to obtain my Medical Assistant certification. In my …

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Unit Representative. New Jersey. Statement 10164.

Categories: Health Care Professional Statements

State:: NJ

Occupation:: Unit Representative

With the advent of advanced computer systems in a hospital setting, not enough departments within any given hospital have an easy way to SHARE health care information about a given patient, and even …

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ER Tech. Arkansas. Statement 10163.

Categories: Health Care Professional Statements

State:: Arkansas

Occupation:: ER TECH

There are several issues with Healthcare, that need to be addressed. One being increased cost! Due to the Manufactures charging more for Medical supplies than several items which are used in other professions …

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RN. Pennsylvania. Statement 10157.

Categories: Health Care Professional Statements

State:: PA

Occupation:: RN

Recently at my small community hospital which has recently filed bankruptcy due to lack of funds and patients, we received a diabetic patient on re-admission with the same problem she was admitted for 1.5 …

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Physician. Georgia. Statement 10152.

Categories: Health Care Professional Statements

State:: GA

Occupation:: Physician

Devil is in the Details: Devious Practices by the Insurance Companies Regarding Coverage of Colonoscopies as Colon Cancer Screening.

Everyone agrees that a colonoscopy for colon cancer screening is an important potentially life saving …

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CNA. North Carolina. Statement 10137.

Categories: Health Care Professional Statements

State:: NC

Occupation:: CNA/Student

Hello,One thinks that the Health Care System is truly broken. One has worked a many of night shifts in nursing homes as well as hospitals. In the nursing homes for the most part the …

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Home Health Aide. Texas. Statement 10136.

Categories: Health Care Professional Statements

State:: TX

Occupation:: Home Health Aide

im very angry at the company i work for.we have two clients in one house.i work and take care of the clients. there for awhile the providers wouldnt stay. i would take …

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