"Due to limited state funds, the Illinois Department of Public Health declined to investigate 85 percent of the 560 hospital complaints it received last year, reported the Chicago Tribune this week. Some of the complaints included reports of serious patient abuse and poor infection control, according to the article.
"These are serious complaints," said Lisa McGiffert, director of the national Consumers Union Safe Patient Project. "If the regulatory system is collecting these complaints and not responding, that is a massive failure of oversight."
The state in 2010 spent $498,000 on hospital oversight with half the funds coming from the federal government and the other half from the state. Article
And we're not disagreeing with Ms Cheung, but the Useless Bureaucrats who offered up that pantload of "We want more money". State Governments have Plenty of Money to correct this crap. The problem is Protectionist Trade Guilds running Cover for their members at the expense of the consumers who are Paying for it with their Money, and their Lives.
ALL of this Physician Diversion nonsense is Already Illegal under the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution so long as Psychiatrists are allowed to permanently, Incurably crack people who Haven't purchased a Medical Work License, in the head, with their Forever Opinions.
Doctors, Nurses, and others in the Healthcare sector, Are, by the Diagnosing reed of their Own, Co-conspiring 'Mental Illness' peddling Bio-Psy-ence buddies, Every bit as NUTZ and subject to wearing their Own Psychiatric Stink as the folks they Unlawfully feed on.