Will Dr's quitting and facilities closing become a trend? - page 2

I am concerned what is going on throughout the West, and most likely other places also. Dr's are departing, facilities are closing, which is putting more nurses out into the street. Why is this... Read More

  1. by   LasVegasRN
    Originally posted by P_RN
    My daughter suggested (and I think it is a good suggestion) that the Casinos either employ doctors or pay the malpractice insurance.
    After they are a BIG employer there.
    Nooooooooo! The casinos are the reason we have no state and city tax!!!
    Seriously though, you would not want casino's involved in this aspect... Definitely need the separation from docs and GAMBLING.
  2. by   meownsmile
    In cases like the trauma center in Vegas. It is a scarey situation considering the size of the population in that area. Most states have a good semaritan law protecting medical people who help in case of accidents. I dont really see a trauma center as any different. Shouldnt they have the same protection as any nurse or Dr that stops at the scene to help. Something definately has to change all the way around, lawyers, insurance everything.