ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 24, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(New York: Ned Potter) New England Journal of Medicine study on the medical care received by kidney dialysis patients at profit versus non- profit facilities examined; statistics cited on higher mortality rates at for-profit clinics. [Harvard Medical School Dr. Pushkal GARG - cites the magnitude of the difference.] [Boston University Medical Center Dr. Norman LEVINSKY - cites the financial pressures at for-profit dialysis clinics.] [Renex Corporation vice president Terry SULLIVAN - defends cost effectiveness.]
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