Diana would have lived

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According to Dr. David Schneider (an orthopedic surgeon from Colorado), "Socialized Medicine killed Princess Diana". Because it happened in France, they didn't have a trauma surgeon (cost cutting), and so she bled out over the 4 hours it took them to figure out what to do. If she'd been in the U.S. in the same accident, she would have lived. While I don't know if this is true, as someone who worked in the industry for 6 years, it's believable. Delayed treatment is often denied treatment. Efficient (cheap) healthcare is at odds with over-capacity... which will be needed in exceptional events like outbreaks, catastrophes or emergencies.


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Socialized Medicine

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NHS

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The NHS is the UK's Nationalized Healthcare Service and was established in 1948 as one of the major social reforms following the Second World War. It has resulted in some of the worst outcomes for cancer and many other ailments in the first world. When things are "Free", you often get what you pay for.