I complain about the state of U.S. health care a lot. It’s not driven by quality. It’s expensive. It’s corporatized. It undervalues and commoditizes clinical workers. It’s too controlled by insurance companies. It’s riddled with racial, educational, and socio-economic disparities.
I could, and often do, go on and on.
But the other night, I was called in to do a bilateral lung transplant for an exquisitely ill, but rather young woman.
Her OR …