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Puerto Rico medical quality, waiting times far worse than in the states

Study: P.R. hospitals show higher readmission, mortality rates vs. U.S. peers Study: P.R. hospitals show higher readmission, mortality rates vs. U.S. peers December 3, 201902009 The readmission rate measures the percentage of patients who had an unplanned readmission to the … Continue reading

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Why people wait more than a year to see a doctor in Puerto Rico

  http://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-puertorico-healthcare Take a Number Why people wait more than a year to see a doctor in Puerto Rico By Robin Respaut Filed Oct. 11, 2016, 2 p.m. GMT Physicians are fleeing the island as a financially strapped healthcare system, … Continue reading

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Obamacare Pushing Puerto Rico Further Into Social Welfare State, Doctors Warn

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/money/2013/12/13/obamacare-pushing-puerto-rico-further-into-social-welfare-state-doctors-say /static/v/all/js/html5shiv.js Obamacare Pushing Puerto Rico Further Into Social Welfare State, Doctors Warn By Bryan Llenas Published December 13, 2013 Fox News Latino Getty Images People in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico may not be grappling with the botched … Continue reading

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