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Med: Emergency Room Gridlock #325396

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 06, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Houston, Texas: Bob Faw) Problem of overcrowded emergency rooms examined; details given, scenes shown. [Ben Taub Hospital Doctors John FRENZEL, Mavis JAWORSKI, PEOPLE - comment on patients waiting hrs. for care.] Crowding noted further affected by people who seek emergency care because they do not have health insurance [Hermann Hospital president Jeptha DALSTON - says hospital can't accept patients without insurance] [Dr. James DUKE - says people will die as result of this situation.] [Nurse Marilyn SUMMERS - says quality of medical care is suffering.] [Pitt Cnty. Memorial Hospital Dr. Jack ALLISON, PATIENT, Dr. Arthur KELLERMANN -comment.]

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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