Canadians are having a great time dying, literally, in their emergency rooms.
Imagine the Post Office, or your local Department of Motor Vehicles running your health care. You know, those productive not-paid-for-performance government employees.
[hat tip: anncoulter.com]
Emergency-room nightmares spur calls for action
From Monday's Globe and Mail
Emergency wards are so overcrowded, patients have had heart attacks, miscarriages and, in at least one case, even died while in the care queue, prompting doctors to call on provincial governments to implement waiting-time targets and to stop using the hospital department as a patient "dumping ground.
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