Albuquerque Veteran dies waiting for ambulance....while at the VA
This is from about a week ago, but I never got a chance to post it. Feast your eyes on lethal ineptitude:
Imagine you're at a hospital, eating lunch and you collapse.
Instead of doctors rushing to your aid, you wait 30 minutes for an ambulance to drive you around the building to the emergency room.
That scenario became reality for one veteran in Albuquerque Monday.
According to officials at the VA, a patient collapsed in the cafeteria Monday.Witnesses say he looked like he was having a heart attack. So, staff in the cafeteria followed the rules in place.
It was 500 yards. When you hear about the man too, the anguish for friends and family is clear. From KOAT News:
Mind you all of this came after the audit, and KOAT at that time (again, prior to this death) had this report:
You know, I really wish I had something to add here, but the videos speak for themselves. It just baffles me.