Fewer Emergency Rooms As Need Increases

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 47•21 May 23, 2011

According to a study published in The Journal Of The American Medical Association, the number of non-rural emergency rooms fell 27 percent even as ER visits nationwide rose 35 percent. What do you think?

  • “The upshot is that if the discrepancy persists long enough, we’ll have the perfect number of emergency rooms for everyone who hasn’t died.”

    Carol Stengler –
    Systems Analyst

  • “But where are all the ambulances going to go?”

    Jim Harris –
    Weight-Loss Camp Inspector

  • “Well, that doesn't sound good. Say, has anyone thought of trying to reform medical care in the United States?”

    Fred Butler –
    Registrar

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