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I believe an unlikely mix of alleged drug trafficking related politicos and alleged white nationalist related politicos united to elect the infamous “Bloc of Four” in the abysmal voter turnout election of 2005. During their four year term the drug business was good again and white nationalists used Coatesville as an example on white supremacist websites like “Stormfront”. Strong community organization and support from law enforcement, in particular Chester County District Attorney Joseph W. Carroll has begun to turn our community around. The Chester County drug trafficking that I believe centers on Coatesville continues and I believe we still have public officials in place that profit from the drug sales. But the people here are amazing and continue to work against the odds to make Coatesville a good place to live.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Ebola panic is misplaced. Hospital Acquired Infections cause 99,000 deaths each year. I got a VRE infection at Brandywine Hospital.

The ebola infections in Dallas expose why hospitals should not be just a corporation traded on Wall Street  

Even in the absence of ebola for-profit hospitals should be a cause of widespread panic. 

They are places where relatively healthy people go and die months later from infections they caught in the hospital. I got a Hospital Acquired Infection at Brandywine Hospital. It was reported to the CDC. No one in the hospital expected me to survive. My doctor, who is at the hospital, told me not to go there for surgery again.

There are thousands of for profit hospitals all over our country with lax infection control, basic things like hand washing and changing gloves. For profit hospitals have one registered nurse, if that, per floor to make a larger bottom line. 

The bacteria of hospital acquired infections are bacteria that live in the rails of hospital beds and corners of the rooms. They make their way onto open wounds of patients or into IV lines. 

“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated roughly 1.7 million hospital-associated infections, from all types of bacteria combined, cause or contribute to 99,000 deaths each year.[21] Other estimates indicate 10%, or 2 million, patients a year become infected, with the annual cost ranging from $4.5 billion to $11 billion. In the USA, the most frequent type of infection hospitalwide is urinary tract infection (36%), followed by surgical site infection (20%), and bloodstream infection and pneumonia (both 11%).[1][needs update]”

I had a Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus infection I acquired in Brandywine Hospital. 
Also see: 

Brandywine Hospital is owned by Community Health Systems
Community Health Systems Stock Quotes:

By TIM STUHLDREHER | Business Writer | Posted: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 6:00 pm 

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