We like to believe that hospitals and health care systems put patients’ best interests above all else. We need to believe that, especially when we or a loved one are facing a health crisis.
Brian L. Clark will tell you this is a dangerous illusion. At least it was in the case of his wife’s long and heartbreaking wait for a liver transplant that never came to be. Tanya Gibson-Clark died, the victim of a terrible liver disease and what Brian calls a “broken transplant system” in New York. Gibson-Clark, a professional dancer, choreographer and mother of two teenage boys was 56.
Click on the link here to read Clark’s story.