medical access

Unlocking Access to Healthcare

Oct 29, 2018

Some years ago,  a physician friend told me this story, and it has remained with me. He was one of the finest diagnosticians around and highly respected for his medical skills. He was visiting with his family members at his daughters home and realized he was in the process of having a heart attack. He requested his son immediately take him to the hospital. There was a hospital with an emergency room quite close.  However, even in the midst of his coronary, he insisted that his son drive to another hospital that had a highly respected coronary team.  I asked him,  "Why didn't...

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