CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 06, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Redding, California: John Blackstone) Allegations against Tenet Health Care, which runs Redding Medical Center in California, that unnecessary open heart surgeries were performed for profit examined; details given about numerous, back-to-back surgeries done by Dr. Chae Moon. [Heart patients Sandy HOLTZ, Pearl STEWART, attorney Dugan BARR- comment.] [Critical care nurse Kim SCHLENKER- says the entire hospital rotated around Dr. Moon.] [Attorney Robert SIMPSON- says this is an egregious medical fraud.] [Tenet stockholder Lee PEARCE- says Redding’s pursuit of profit is inherently evil.] [MOON – says “my living patients will be my witness.”]
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