By Katie Robbins, Organizer, New York Metro chapter On July 30th, the 48th Anniversary of Medicare, PNHP and Healthcare-NOW! NYC members hit the streets in Brooklyn to bring the message to Congress that it’s time to improve and expand our most beloved social insurance program to all. PNHP-NY Metro Board member, Dr. Sandy Turner, SNaHP […]
About 60 people rallied in front of Albany Medical Center under the banner, “Protect our health, not their wealth,” on March 20.
Even as we marvel at the latest advances in medical technology in this country, a dire and unacceptable consequence of these changes is already in plain sight—the loss of the patient as person in the process of our fragmented and dysfunctional health care “system.” There are so many ways in which patients as persons get […]
I had some face time with Rahm Emmanuel two weeks ago at my friend Owen’s. (Owen’s brother-in-law is the former Chair of the Democratic National Committee.) Rahm said nothing surprising, but made his points. He had just finished David Kennedy’s 1999 book Freedom from Fear about WW II, the Depression, and, germane to this conversation, […]
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