toomuchbaloney 10,834 Posts Specializes in NICU, PICU, Transport, L&D, Hospice. Has 44 years experience. Jan 9, 2022 7 minutes ago, dareese said: This is a very interesting thread regarding the downfall of healthcare in the 70s which I was unaware of. Who would have ever thought that it would come to this, our current state of affairs. Frankly, it's been a rude backdrop to what otherwise has been a very rewarding 40+ year career in healthcare. I'm glad that I retired when I did.