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Monday, February 03, 2014

Atlanta ain't the biggest problem Georgia has

Wapo, via Charlie Pierce:

“We may have to start lopping off services that are not economically rewarding,” said Doug Patten, Phoebe [Putney Health System's] chief medical officer, [the nonprofit group that runs six hospitals in southwestern Georgia.]  “We probably have been overly permissive in the past in saying, ‘Yes, we will take care of you.’ ”
Trying to take care of people was the health system's first mistake.  Everybody knows people are too damned expensive.

1 Comments:

Blogger The Thought Criminal said...

Well, the establishment, especially in the media, have been saying that The People are a luxury the country could no longer afford for most of the past forty years.

12:49 PM  

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