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According to the NY Times, the real cause of the crisis in the U.S. hospitals is…

According to the NY Times, the real cause of the crisis in the U.S. hospitals is… The Covid-19 pandemic laid bare what is wrong with the US hospital system.   While there is much to complain about including massive consolidation, tiered plans courtesy of insurance carriers, and the purchasing of private practices designed to control the regions they proliferate in, there is one overwhelming problem; nurses. During the pandemic, I had heard firsthand stories of nurses being overworked due to staffing shortages, doctors sending nurses to rooms they were afraid to enter and the crisis started years before the pandemic as Read More »