“Fire alarms go off here only because sometimes staff make microwave popcorn.” Testimony from the US by a former adviser to the Romanian Minister of Health

Arriving in America after a two-month experience as personal advisor to the former Minister of Health, Elena Ovreiu compares the image of a hospital in New York State with that of the Romanian medical system, hit by 12 fires in the last year.  “Here I am in the biggest hospital in Upstate New York, where…