CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 02, 2008
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(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The issue of patients dying in hospital emergency waiting rooms examined; scenes shown from the waiting room of the Los Angeles King-Harbor Hospital where Edith Rodriguez died in 2007 and from this week's incident at Kings County hospital in New York City. [Sister Marcela SANCHEZ, attorney Franklin CASCO- react to Edith's death.] [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG- comments on the Brooklyn hospital videotape.] [University of Pennsylvania bioethicist Arthur CAPLAN- calls it a crisis in health care: the system is broken.]
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