The independent documentary “The Waiting Room” was shot at Oakland’s Highland Hospital and is now making the rounds at film festivals across the country. Click through to the 5-minute short. It captures the power of what it means to be uninsured and trying to access health care through the emergency room of a large safety-net hospital.

This Op-Doc video, adapted from my feature-length documentary “The Waiting Room,” presents a composite day in the life of patients at Highland Hospital – edited from five months of filming in 2010.

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