When it comes to trauma care, where you live determines if you live

From Marketplace:

Kellerman said too many hospitals in the country – including Level 1 trauma centers like the one people sought out in Orlando – lack the training, equipment and physical capacity to handle unexpected events.

Those inadequacies lead to wide variations in the quality of care, said University of Maryland’s Dr. David Marcozzi.

“Right now, in trauma care, where you live determines if you live,” he said.

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