Tag: Healthcare Reform

Feb 06 2010

The New Healthcare Reform – Is Patient Reform

While Congress continues its monkey shines, American patients are continuing to get substandard, too-expensive healthcare, or no healthcare at all.  We are getting sicker, and dying, because we can’t get decent care. However, if you think this post is going to be a call to action for Congress – think again.  While I am a …

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Oct 14 2008

Healthcare Reform – Do You Understand the Questions?

We all think we know what healthcare reform means — we think it means something about universal healthcare, right? You might be surprised to learn that “universal healthcare” isn’t what it’s about at all.  It’s about shifting who gets healthcare, figuring out how to pay for it, and knowing that any success we find will …

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Oct 10 2008

Will Healthcare Be Important in the Upcoming Elections?

I’ve been running a poll on my About.com patient empowerment site, asking the question Tom Brokaw asked in the debate this week:  Is healthcare a right?  or a responsibility? Do we as individuals believe we should all have a right to healthcare coverage, similar to the way we have police protection, or fire protection, or …

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Jul 20 2008

Peter Jennings, Healthcare Reform, Asking the Tough Questions

As more and more questions are being asked about how we Americans can possibly continue to pay for our healthcare, a documentary has surfaced that will help us citizens better understand why the American Healthcare System is on the ropes, and ready to implode. A new website called Snagfilms is now offering documentaries, independent films, …

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