Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Chicago Health Dept's Shameful Waste

Lousy record keeping and shoddy management at the Chicago Health Department is wasting a lot of money and a lot of medicinal drugs. The audit of a Chicago Health Department warehouse revealed that nearly $1 million's worth of drugs had either expired or disappeared, due to shoddy record-keeping and/or lax security. The warehouse on the Near North Side stored medicines, vaccines, birth control, antibiotics, condoms and baby formula, but nothing harder than that. The city lost its license to handle harder drugs last year for the same reason: poor record-keeping. Read more at Chicagoist... Remember folks, that's government wasting your money and letting life-saving drugs go to waste. And you want government to take over your health care? You'd better think that over a bit more. CNB RSS Feed