Dr. David Ansell on The Tavis Smiley Show
June 30, 2011
Interview aired on June 26, 2011.
Twenty-five years ago, Dr. David Ansell helped expose an appalling practice in Chicago: Private hospitals were routinely transferring uninsured patients—many of them unstable and dangerously ill—to Cook County Hospital, the city's medical refuge of last resort. He shares his experience in the new book, County: Life, Death and Politics at Chicago's Public Hospital