bae rightly scolds fidel and sigmund for fomenting chaos at mcdonalds (trying the mcrib), but sigmund redeems herself by presenting a terrific case study of the historical rise and fall of Hahnemann University Hospital (Rest In Power) in Philly. winners: real estate moguls and private equity psychopaths, specifically Joel Freedman. losers: patients, students, healthcare and hospital workers, and increasingly the future of medicine in the united states.
long-form exposé of Allegheny Health Network’s role in Hahnemann’s eventual demise by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: “Anatomy of a Bankruptcy”
intro: created by fidel cashtho
old timey music: blue room by benny goodman