At the Harborview Burn Center that covers 4 northwest states
Health care wars
This is the cost of a rattlesnake bite in America.
Crowdfunding is becoming mainstream in the U.S.
Good advice can help save lots of money.
This is how people with chronic diseases live nowadays.
This is a hand control to a Pride Mobility lift chair that helps those who are unable stand up from a seated position. It costs $107.10 and usually breaks after a year.
“My buddy’s son ate a penny, this is how much the hospital charged for a 5 minute procedure to get it out.”
In the United States, this is what $14,714.49 of medication looks like.
“$138 for this bottle of eye drops. This is what’s wrong with our health care system.”
This is how injustice in health care works.
“A copy of the bill we got when our daughter was born in Canada”
“My dad is celebrating because he finally has health insurance and is able to afford his heart medication.”
Health care gift cards
“Saving up for my first mammogram.”
The choice is obvious.
“We use these simple metal baskets to process tissue specimens in our hospital. Our supplier charges us $700 apiece. This is why health care costs are so high.”
“I forgot my meds and had an anxiety attack at work. My boss freaked out and called 911. I got this bill for less than 2 hours of care and a Xanax.”
The sad truth
“We dressed up as universal health care for Halloween. In America, this is terrifying to half of our population.”