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hamster care

hamster care  n.— «Ian Morrison…has coined a phrase. I think it’s going to appear in “Modern Health Care,” actually. He calls it “hamster care,” where people are just churning like mad to keep up with the...

hamster care

hamster care  n.— «“The average doctor is seeing thousands of patients a year to survive, and the result is hamster care, or treadmill medicine,” said Dr. Jack Lewin, chief executive officer of the California Medical Association...

kite

kite  n.— «Fillion discounted the idea that inmate poverty might hinder medical care. He mentioned a process where inmates submit a “kite,” a chit in jail parlance, to see a doctor. “It’s a very nominal fee to be...

hamster care

hamster care  n.— «One might wonder why it is necessary to pay a bounty to get a doctor to call you back. The answer is that under the watchful eye of managed care and insurance companies, the quality of care has gotten so awful that...

care leaver

care leaver  n.— «The list of young people, like care leavers and abuse victims, who can claim benefit because they live away from home is being extended to include young people who are—in the words of the DSS—”genuinely estranged...

care leaver

care leaver n. a person who has been a ward of the state but no longer qualifies for or receives any government assisstance. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)