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Medicine: Hospital Deaths #897471

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 02, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(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.]

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Whitaker, Bill
Duration:
00:02:20

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