The Most Crucial Aspect In A Hospital

In his article ‘Which Hospital Is Best?’ [Oct. 30], Dr Jarman has overlooked the most crucial aspect: its policies regarding emergency cases. Barely two weeks ago, a baby died because the parents didn’t have the P10, 000 ($200) deposit for the operation demanded by a Philippine hospital. The state of our government hospitals is underscored when President Arroyo required two medical examinations, and both times she chose to be confined in a private hospital.