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People or Profits In Almeda County a private hospital turned away a woman in labor because the hospitals computer showed that she didnt have insurance Hours later her baby was born dead in a county hospitalIn San Bernardino a hospital surgeon sent a patient who had been stabbed in the heart to a county medical center after examining him and declaring his condition stable The patient arrived at the county medical center dying he suffered a cardiac arrest and diedThese two hospitals shifted these patients to county facilities not for medical reasons but for economic ones -- the receiving hospitals feared they wouldnt be paid for treating the patient Whats right People or profitShould there be death or tragedy at the result of poverty and high health care costs or should a business such as a hospital lose millions everyday to give health care to those who cant afford it An average person like me would feel for the person who could not afford sufficient health insurance and as in the case above the baby inside that mothers womb didnt choose its financial situation or its parents That baby didnt ask to be born and it wasnt given a chance to live It wasnt necessarily the doctors fault and it wasnt even his or her decision because of business Business has moved to the heart of health care a place once relatively cushioned from the pursuit of profit that drives the rest of the US economy Throughout the history of the United States medical institutions have largely been non-profit establishments existing primarily to serve the community But during the past 20 years the number of for-profit health care facilities has grown at an exceeding rateI think that a society as wealthy as ours has a moral obligation to meet the basic needs of all of its members I believe that every American rich or poor should have access to the health care he or
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