American hospitals are in a serious crisis, from large numbers of uninsured patients to spiraling costs, from outlandishly expensive prescription drugs to a severe and dangerous shortage of nurses, a shortage that can best be summed up by the fact that there are now over 140,000 open positions for registered nurses nationwide. The National Foundation for American Policy issued a report on this issue this week and the report is scary. Click here to read
Emergency rooms are shutting down, surgeries are delayed and, most disturbing of all, patients are sometimes not getting the critical care they desperately need. If the government will not address this issue via immigration reform and more nurcse visas we are heading for a dark age for health care. Sometimes I think that Michael Moore is not that wrong after all…….