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Letter to the editor: Health care system in dire straits

I’ve seen firstand the condition of our country’s health-care system; it is so much worse than any can believe. Patient care is being inhibited by regulations and short staff from cost-cutting. I do believe that many don’t make it back home because of lack of resources.

Floor staff do the best they can, but are just as frustrated as patients. No wonder there is a staffing shortage. They are not given the means to do their jobs and then are held responsible for not doing it.

The cost of insurance means nothing, because the premium you pay does not guarantee you will get adequate treatment. Medicare for all is great. But what good is it if facilities and other organizations that work with them are not able to supply the service?

Investigations are needed or we are doomed.

Kimberly Alcibiade

Allegheny Township

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