Do Hospitals in the U.S. Have a Waste Problem?

YOU HAVE GOT TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE! I HAVE SEEN THIS IN ACTION AT A CLINIC. PLUS HAVE SEEN WHAT THE VA SYSTEM AND MEDICARE DOES IN AUTO SENDING MEDICINES IN QUANTITIES THAT A SICK PERSON WILL NEVER USE. OR WHEELCHAIRS AND SCOOTERS. AND LOOK AT ALL THE COMMERCIALS ON TV BY COMPANIES THAT WANT PEOPLE ON MEDICARE TO SIGN ON WITH THEM FOR STUFF MOST PEOPLE REALLY DO NOT NEED.

A look at the high cost of medical supplies and equipment hospitals throw away.

Just outside Portland, Maine, there’s a 15,000-square-foot warehouse that’s packed with reasons the United States health-care system costs so much: Shelves climb floor to ceiling, stacked with tubs overflowing with unopened packages of syringes, diabetes supplies, and shiny surgical instruments that run hundreds of dollars apiece. There are boxes of IV fluids and bags of ostomy supplies and kits with everything you’d need to perform an obstetrics surgery.

This, however, isn’t a story of about the crippling price of medical supplies. This is about the high cost of medical supplies that hospitals throw away.

Read the entire article HERE

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