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24 hours in the ER shows challenges of health system

USA Today, September 8, 2009

To explore the healthcare reform issue, USA Today chronicled 24 hours in the emergency room at the UVA Medical Center, a teaching hospital and trauma center that serves patients in central Virginia. From dawn to dawn on Aug. 24-25, reporters talked with patients and their families, doctors and nurses, helicopter pilots, and ER housekeepers about their experiences with healthcare and their views on changing the system.