As the senate debates health, back to ‘The Waiting Room’

The World

As we all wait for the Senate to decide on its health care reform bill, we wanted to go to back to “The Waiting Room.” It’s a film, blog and social media project that brings the views of patients inside Highland Hospital in Oakland, California to the rest of the country. This public hospital and those waiting as long as 14 hours for care, are one expression of the benefits, contradictions and difficulties evident in our healthcare system.

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