Insurance was another important factor. Compared to patients with commercial insurance, those with other types of insurance were 13 percent less likely to have electrocardiography, 21 percent less likely to have cardiac monitoring, 23 percent less likely to have oxygen saturation monitoring, and more than 13 percent less likely to have chest radiography.If you show up at the ER because a Scrum fell on you, you best have health insurance.
Friday, July 06, 2007
No Health Insurance at the ER?
A recent study found some very racist trends in America's Emergency Rooms. The last paragraph pertains to EVERYONE: