February 19 2009
Laura Gore (202) 728-0610,
Washington, DC - The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today said the University of Chicago Medical Center is failing in its obligation to treat emergency patients, citing drastic reductions in inpatient beds for emergency patients and a recent news story about a 12-year-old boy attacked by a pit bull who was sent to another hospital for surgery. With hospital plans in place to reduce staffing and beds for emergency care even further, the chair of medicine and the chief of emergency medicine at the medical center have resigned.
ACEP expressed grave concerns that the University of Chicago’s policy toward emergency patients is dangerously close to “patient dumping,” a practice made illegal by the Emergency Medical Labor and Treatment Act (EMTALA), and reflected an effort to “cherry pick” wealthy patients over poor
THIS is your first lady.
Asked by Anonymous at 9:13 AM on Mar. 3, 2009 in Politics & Current Events
Perhaps that was why she was given a $200,000 PAY RAISE shortly after Obama became Senator?! I'm SURE ::wink wink:: that there was no conflict if interest there?!?!
P.S. Link includes links to original stories and a nice little graph/chart for those who automatically discredit a link because its tied to a blog.
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This does not surprise me not one bit! She is not my first lady, she does NOT represent me. I find her very racist, very entitled, very demonstrative, and a very angry woman......
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