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A Physician’s Misfortune Highlights What’s Wrong with Health Care

Originally published at RealClearHealth

When Dr. Marion Mass got the distress call about her mother in the nursing home, she knew something was wrong.

As a Pennsylvania-based pediatrician, Mass has witnessed the downward spiral of our healthcare system for decades. But her odyssey to help her sick mom get the care she needed made Mass realize just how bad, unfortunate things had become.

Her mother, suffering from Alzheimer’s, kept refusing medication and was violently lashing out at staff. The nursing home recommended transferring her to a nearby hospital with a psychiatric ward.

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