| January 18, 2007
An ER physician offers patients in a crowded ER $10 if they went home.
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Apparently some took him up on it. And it was CAD 10.00.
the whining lady in the story should have been happy. It gave her a chance that her wait would be shortened
This is not a new idea. Read The House of God by Samuel Shem.
It’s hard to take the article seriously because it is written with grade school level misspellings and grammar errors.
a emergency = an emergencycouncil ed = counseleddoctor’s = doctors (plural not possessive)due = dothere = theirdoctor’s = doctorssault =SaultWith this many facts not checked by the author, one can only guess at the thoroughness of the original reporting.
I don’t understand the complaint–was the offer too low?
We threaten to post a “Free Beer At (Competing Hospital)” sign on the front window at triage. Ten bucks is just a little more direct.
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