WHAT AILS DOCTORS
- Is There Hope For The Uninsured? Reinhardt, Uwe E. // Health Affairs;Jul/Aug2003 Supplement, pW3-376
In an anecdote popular on the conference circuit, an American health policy analyst who has ascended to heaven asks God, "Will there ever be universal health insurance coverage in the United States?" "Perhaps," sighs God, "but not in my lifetime." This paper argues that this tale accurately...
- Healthcare reform and its implications for the U.S. economy. Herzlinger, Regina E. // Business Horizons;Mar2010, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p105
Abstract: U.S. healthcare is currently a poor value proposition in relation to its cost. This must change. Driven by the fundamental forces of financing, consumer preferences, and technology, the U.S. is heading for a profound revolution in healthcare, one that will affect not only the system...
- Is the Public Option the Key to Healthcare Reform? YES. Sebelius, Kathleen // U.S. News Digital Weekly;7/2/2009, Vol. 1 Issue 24, p17
The author argues in favor of the notion that public option for health insurance is the key to U.S. President Barack Obama's healthcare reform plan. She discusses how health reform and the creation of a public health insurance option can solve the problem associated with the healthcare status...
- Searching for the 96%. Fitz, Don // Synthesis-Regeneration: A Magazine of Green Social Thought;Winter2011, Issue 54, p29
When Americans spend $100 on health care, is it possible that only $4 goes to keeping them well and $96 goes somewhere else? Single-payer health care advocates compare American health care to that in Western Europe or Canada and come up with figures of 20-30% waste in the US. But what if there...
- Labor Campaign for Single-Payer. // Massachusetts Nurse Advocate;Mar2010, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p2
The article focuses on the letter from the Labor Campaign for Single Payer, nurses, doctors and other health care advocates to President Barack Obama on better approaches to health care reform that bring down the deficit, cover the uninsured and bring down premiums in the U.S.
- Health care fix. Dorrien, Gary // Christian Century;7/14/2009, Vol. 126 Issue 14, p12
The author discusses how a single-payer insurance system is not being considered for U.S. health care reforms. He suggests a single-payer system could function like Medicaid but would not violate the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution or constitute socialized medicine. He comments on how...
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. Trenkler, Richard C.; Woolverton, Jonas // Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);8/3/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 31, pP24
This section presents letters to the editor in response to articles in previous issues including one about health care reform and another promoting a single-payer health care legislation in the U.S.
- What We Can Learn from a Canadian Physician About ObamaCare. Eck, Alieta // Insurance Advocate;10/18/2010, Vol. 121 Issue 17, p12
In this article the author discusses the story of Dr. Jacques Chaoulli, a French trained physician who migrated to Canada, which shows the effect of health care reform in the U.S. She believes that health care reform should be repealed as it could bankrupt the U.S. She elaborates the efforts of...
- The House's SGR dilemma. Lubell, Jennifer; DoBias, Matthew // Modern Healthcare;11/16/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 46, p10
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