One Patient’s Perspective on a Broken Healthcare System

And I know I’m not alone in my thinking.

Susan Poole

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Photo by Johny Georgiadis on Unsplash

A team of medical professionals saved my life last November. I’m not being overly dramatic. The risk was imminent, and I’m still here.

Severe stomach pain prompted me to drive myself to the emergency room, only to discover that an abscess in my intestines had ruptured my colon…

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Susan Poole

Mother, lawyer, nonprofit executive, breast cancer survivor, and aspiring author. Recently left her day-job to write about topics that she’s passionate about.