From the mouths of musicians (II)

Measha Brueggergosman has some doubts about the health care system.

“As patients, we’re made to feel like we should be thankful for whatever we get, but that’s a lie which keeps our health-care system from improving,” she says, holding court, and delivering strong judgment, as a cavalcade of well-wishers, hairdressers and PR men saunter through her home.

“Restaurants are more technologically savvy than our health-care service providers and, while I believe in paying taxes, when a hospital doesn’t listen or is patronizing or misses something they should see, our system is definitely wrong. We’ve been lazy in keeping our health-care system accountable because it’s free, but you get what you pay for,” she says. “I felt like I was doomed from the start.”

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