Democracy Under Assault
Theopolitics, Incivility and Violence on the Right

Michele Swenson

January 15, 2008 Report on long wait lines at U.S. Emergency Rooms

Although the U.S. insurance industry propagates misinformation alleging generally long wait lines for health care in Canada, England, etc., in truth, waiting lines for health care in these countries are for elective procedures.  In fact, the waiting lines for emergency room health care in the U.S. have more serious consequences, jeopardizing the lives of those who are critically ill.

Listen to 1-15-08 report by NPR about critically long waiting lines at U.S. emergency rooms