Naohiro Yashiro, a professor of economics and health-care expert at International Christian University in Tokyo. He says that Japanese hospitals experience a "crowding out" effect, with space for emergency care and serious medical conditions sometimes overwhelmed by a flood of patients seeking routine treatment. (Washington Post)© Japan Today
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Beds are occupied by less urgent cases and there are no penalties for those who over-use the system.
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