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givemebackmycountry Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-01-10 09:37 PM
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1. I can't believe someone unreccd this post -
I did not.

I hope everything goes well for you and yours Mad - if you are hurting we are too.
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  -A personal experience with the health care system this week. madfloridian  Jan-01-10 09:24 PM   #0 
  - I can't believe someone unreccd this post -  givemebackmycountry   Jan-01-10 09:37 PM   #1 
  - some people are freeps or just hate some of us who actually make OP's, & MF is 1 of the best, so  Divine Discontent   Jan-02-10 01:57 PM   #10 
  - Not me.  ThatsMyBarack   Jan-02-10 07:03 PM   #28 
  - Which hospital, where?  elleng   Jan-01-10 09:44 PM   #2 
  - The point is, it doesn't matter  tavalon   Jan-02-10 05:26 PM   #24 
     - I think it does matter.  elleng   Jan-02-10 07:32 PM   #30 
        - I have, twice, when I went with friends  sabrina 1   Jan-02-10 08:30 PM   #31 
        - Excellent post.  madfloridian   Jan-02-10 08:32 PM   #32 
        - I agree that we could afford a system (with or without 'adventures.')  elleng   Jan-02-10 08:57 PM   #35 
        - Sadly I think you're right. Somewhere along the line, this  sabrina 1   Jan-03-10 06:29 PM   #49 
        - it does not seem to matter  bonnieS   Jan-03-10 10:33 AM   #45 
           - I should have said:  bonnieS   Jan-03-10 10:38 AM   #46 
        - I wasn't the one who described it  tavalon   Jan-03-10 01:41 AM   #41 
        - It's a great hospital...but things have changed in the last few years.  madfloridian   Jan-05-10 11:21 PM   #58 
        - I have. At Florida Regional. He was lucky to have seen anyone at all. nt  Lorien   Jan-03-10 09:12 PM   #54 
  - That is horrifying, and wrong on every level.  CaliforniaPeggy   Jan-01-10 09:51 PM   #3 
  - I agree. It was a scary thing to see.  madfloridian   Jan-01-10 10:48 PM   #5 
  - And republicans always complain about wait times......  Joe the Liberal   Jan-01-10 09:58 PM   #4 
  - I went to a quiet, unbusy emergency room. I had no insurance.  Manifestor_of_Light   Jan-02-10 05:30 AM   #6 
  - Frankly, it sounds like a hospital you would find in an impoverished country. nt  Selatius   Jan-02-10 06:28 AM   #7 
  - Houston, Texas.  Manifestor_of_Light   Jan-02-10 09:36 PM   #37 
  - I am sorry for your experience. It sounds awful.  crispini   Jan-02-10 08:44 AM   #8 
  - Get well soon to your hubby, Mad!!  proud2BlibKansan   Jan-02-10 01:49 PM   #9 
  - First, I send good wishes to your husband for a full, quick recovery.  LWolf   Jan-02-10 02:18 PM   #11 
  - WHAT THE HELL ARE THEY TALKING ABOUT???  Rozlee   Jan-02-10 03:58 PM   #21 
     - That's exactly my concern.  LWolf   Jan-02-10 04:19 PM   #22 
        - LWolf, I'm not sure about this, but could you possibly have your  Rozlee   Jan-02-10 10:53 PM   #39 
           - This is a good idea. I'll give him a call and suggest it. Thanks! nt  LWolf   Jan-03-10 12:03 PM   #48 
              - Strep > scarlet fever, etc.  elleng   Jan-03-10 06:50 PM   #50 
  - How is your husband doing?  Vinca   Jan-02-10 02:31 PM   #12 
  - My personal experience this week was...  blackbear79   Jan-02-10 02:43 PM   #13 
  - Unfortunately, I must agree with your assessment  laughingliberal   Jan-02-10 02:56 PM   #14 
  - Yep, self employed here too  Lorien   Jan-02-10 04:33 PM   #23 
  - Yeah, I've seen the same  austin78704   Jan-02-10 03:09 PM   #15 
  - Welcome to DU  juno jones   Jan-03-10 09:06 PM   #52 
  - Hope your husband is doing well, now  laughingliberal   Jan-02-10 03:14 PM   #16 
  - What a nightmare of a story, Mad  Iwillnevergiveup   Jan-02-10 03:28 PM   #17 
  - I live in an area of So Calif. with one emergency room serving the needs of  LibDemAlways   Jan-02-10 03:29 PM   #18 
  - This is exactly why healthcare should be a right, not a commodity.  Odin2005   Jan-02-10 03:31 PM   #19 
  - That was pretty much my experience at the ER here in downtown Orlando  Lorien   Jan-02-10 03:49 PM   #20 
  - been a mess for a long time  NJCher   Jan-02-10 05:46 PM   #25 
  - K&R I hope he's alright now.  pleah   Jan-02-10 06:12 PM   #26 
  - That's nothing...  starzdust   Jan-02-10 06:25 PM   #27 
  - I'm so sorry, Starzdust. Wishing better times for you...  Stardust   Jan-02-10 09:36 PM   #36 
  - Been there too many times  marginlized   Jan-02-10 07:14 PM   #29 
  - limpballs will be painting a much different picture of american healthcare on monday...  dysfunctional press   Jan-02-10 08:38 PM   #33 
  - Need to end "for profit" health care ... you can't do that by cementing corps into it -- !!!  defendandprotect   Jan-02-10 08:48 PM   #34 
  - It is awful. As a former RN, I have witnessed and heard countless stories  debbierlus   Jan-02-10 09:48 PM   #38 
  - I'm glad to hear that Mr. Madflo is going to be better soon. Thank you for sharing this  bertman   Jan-03-10 12:21 AM   #40 
  - I've had more experience with hospitals and the so-called health care system in the last year  Greyhound   Jan-03-10 02:48 AM   #42 
  - here's a non-horror story  katkat   Jan-03-10 07:13 AM   #43 
  - This is all very scary stuff  DFW   Jan-03-10 07:31 AM   #44 
  - I too found myself in the ER Dec 27th in California.....  AnneD   Jan-03-10 10:54 AM   #47 
  - I have been in many ER situations  blueamy66   Jan-03-10 06:56 PM   #51 
  - I am sorry.  juno jones   Jan-03-10 09:08 PM   #53 
  - my experiences in France & Britain  bongbong   Jan-04-10 10:53 AM   #55 
  - The USAmerikan Empire is doomed...  ProudDad   Jan-04-10 01:26 PM   #56 
  - oh my gosh. you are making me so jealous  liberal_at_heart   Jan-06-10 03:41 AM   #61 
  - "What if I had not been there?"  Ignis   Jan-04-10 02:03 PM   #57 
  - My dad had a stroke and had to wait 10 hours for a room to open up.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jan-05-10 11:43 PM   #59 
  - I wish I weren't too late to rec this thread. Thank you for your story.  liberal_at_heart   Jan-05-10 11:51 PM   #60 
  - " of the largest, most complete, most respected hospitals in Florida"  dysfunctional press   Jan-06-10 06:00 AM   #62 
  - Had a similar experience at a local hospital with my dad.  PA Democrat   Jan-06-10 07:59 AM   #63 
  - I believe the quality of care depends on three things:  Tracer   Jan-06-10 08:18 AM   #64 

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