Jackson (FL) Health System halts dialysis for poor patients

According to an article in today's Miami Herald, "Dozens of patients are facing a life-or-death situation after Jackson Health System stopped paying for treatment for their failing kidneys.

"The financially strapped Jackson Health System has stopped paying for dialysis treatments for 175 poor patients with failing kidneys -- a decision that experts say could be deadly."

The above article by John Dorschner and Juan Carlos Chavez, titled Jackson Health System halts dialysis for poor patients, may be found in today's Miami Herald. To read the article in its entirety, please go to: http://www.miamiherald.com/486/story/1413134.html .

Guess ethics and medicine no longer coexist.