Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.
For your information. Couldn’t find any moral clarity in the Greater New York Hospital Association mission after Governor Cuomo’s lack of care in the coronavirus killing old folks. Cuomo has blood on his hands. Shame, shame!
The stated mission of The Greater New York Hospital Association is simple enough: to help members deliver “the finest patient care in the most cost-effective way.” But it’s more complicated than that.
While the association, which represents health care providers at the epicenter of the pandemic, is a nonprofit organization, it has the balance sheet of a robust private company, pays executive salaries that top $3 million and spent millions more to lobby in Washington for some of the nation’s most profitable hospitals.
So when it came time to secure its share of the record $3.6 trillion in federal stimulus money, the association was well positioned. It helped steer over $11.5 billion in funding to the state, with billions more on the way soon, in a competition with other hospital groups, major corporations and thousands of small businesses.
“On the surface, the purpose (of the stimulus) is to relieve financial…
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