Alarming statistics! Especially those regarding labor costs. Maybe hospitals wouldn't have needed to hire so many privately contracted nursing personnel if they were not short-staffed to start with. And maybe if they paid their staff commensurately with the value of their service instead of skimming off the surplus value of their employee's labor to reward investors instead. Just sayin'....

But more importantly, isn't this all yet another sign that the United States of America, which spends more than twice what every other advanced economy spends on health care, ought to finally get real about ending the for-profit system that's been strangling us for decades? And forcing the vast majority of personal bankruptcies. And resulting in more than 40,000 excess deaths per year due to under- or non-insurance. Seems to me that the time and circumstances are such that universal, government-organized, privately-delivered health care that is funded by equitable taxation has got to be our next step. Everybody in. Nobody out. If other countries can do it why can't we?

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This problem has existed for years. I don't understand why Medicare for all is not the solution. Everyone who works would have to contribute as we do with Social Security and everyone who works would be covered. Employers would have to contribute as they do with SS. Health costs are going to bankrupt this country if Congress does not act.

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I look at the multiple payers. At the federal level, there are Medicare, Medicaid, VA hospitals, Champus and Tricare( the latter two are for veterans and active military, but I don't know the exact differences), and the Affordable Health Care Act(aka Obamacare). At the lower level there is employer sponsored healthcare, healthcare for selfemployed and business owners, and there are individual plans for those not qualified for any of the other. They all have different criteria, and give different benefits. This is what prevents us from having a single payer system. , Contracting out costs more than having employees. Even when hospitals are nonprofit, they give the CEOS,CFOs, and other administrators high salaries.

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What a grotesque example of medical industrial complex disinformation. The solution to every one of the problems described here is single payer Medicare for All: covers everyone, for all medical needs, SAVES MONEY, creates transparency and public accountability, unlinks healthcare from employment, removes perverse profit incentives and rapacious profiteering middlemen (private insurers, PBMs, private equity, etc) from the system. Single payer universal healthcare systems deliver better health outcomes and longer life expectancies than the American system for half the cost..

These so-called experts clearly have one goal in mind: to perpetuate the abomination that is the American healthcare non-system in order to grow profits. Gross.

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Not to be too hard on the doctors but MANY of them are just ignorant when it comes to health!!! Only love Doctors!!!! The truth IS LOVE!!!

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I think we should change the name from “health care” to sick care or death care....because the hospitals aren’t healing anyone!!!!

THE 3RD LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IS MEDICAL ERRORS!!!! No thank you Inwoiod rather trust my grandma’s chicken soup over any of these clowns!!!!

The whole system is corrupt!!!

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE MONEY!!! Not healing people!!!

Most doctors just give pharmakeia to their patients: Etymology of pharmacy:

from Greek pharmakeia "a healing or harmful medicine, a healing or poisonous herb; a drug, poisonous potion; magic (potion), dye, raw material for physical or chemical processing," from pharmakeus (fem. pharmakis) "a preparer of drugs, a poisoner, a sorcerer" from pharmakon "a drug, a poison, philter, charm, spell, enchantment.

(They used to have the word WITCHCRAFT in there but it must have been to obvious??? I took a screen shot of this on my phone because if they don’t like something they can change it with a click of a button as we live in this digital world). It’s more difficult to do that with actual books folks (something to think about)

The pharmaceutical industry is a $$TRILLION$$ dollar a year industry!!!! You think they will give that up for homeopathic medicine????


Whatever happened to the Hippocratic oath?

Or should we call it the Hypocrite Oath?

Not saying all doctors are like this but many of them are all about the money unfortunately.

The Bible says the LOVE of money is the root of ALL evil. Not money but the LOVE of money!!

Personally the only thing I would trust a doctor for nowadays is to help a broken bone to heal.

Because they know NOTHING about nutrition.

God made the body to HEAL itself!!!

Of course if you poison yourself with fluoride (a known neurotoxin) and chlorine in your water through your shower (get a charcoal filter) because your skin is your largest organ, you might get sick over time. Not including all the chemicals put in drinks, foods etc. Aspartame is horrible the bugs won’t touch it!!! And if the bugs won’t eat it you shouldn’t!!!

Seek Jesus Christ folks!!!

The Truth, the Way and the Life!!!

Cuz you never know when you are going Bro go, but you CAN know the destination!!!

Praise God!!!!

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