As a registered nurse, I was absolutely disgusted to see that CEO Bill Atkinson is blaming the nursing staff of the WakeMedHeart Center for billing fraud.
Nurses at WakeMed can hardly place a catheter without a physician’s order! I guess Atkinson feels that if the truth is told, some of the physician practices that he has been able to purchase, which are huge money-makers according to The N&O’s recent article, might leave.
No matter how hard we work and how respected the nursing profession is the “boys” will never play a fair game!
Vicki Hewitt-McNeil, R.N., Raleigh