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Monday, December 08, 2008

Bad hospital

This article in today's NY Times is SO unfair. I work at this hospital and it has an excellent local reputation. This article makes very selective use of old data and a couple of anecdotal examples to paint a scarily negative picture.

ADDENDUM 12/9/08

Here's the brief piece from todays' issue of our local paper, the Post Standard.

ADDENDUM 12-10-08

Here's part of the statement from State Health Commissioner Richard Daines: "University Hospital takes the most difficult cases without complaint, addresses quality of care concerns forthrightly, and is a leader in recruiting, training and deploying physicians to meet the challenges of rural medicine."



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