I haven’t written in a while because I have been looking for a way to describe what’s been going on in healthcare.
As a provider
There has been a weird unhappy vibe in the American hospitals these days.. It’s like nothing I’ve ever felt before in the last 15 years. There has always been a collective feeling of frustration among providers; but it’s usually sat somewhat untended, like a slow cooker slowly simmering away.. These frustrations were related to our inability to provide the best for all of our patients, our frustration with the broken-ness of a health care system so rife with waste, yet with so little help for our vulnerable populations, and those in dire need.
It was manifested by occasion individual grumbling; during case management meetings, during conversations with faceless insurance companies as we explained yet again, why our patient:
a. really needed…
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