Nurse Talk Radio Takes a Look Back at SICKO 9 Years Later

Donna Smith, Senior Healthcare Correspondent and Executive Director of the Progressive Democrats, was recently interviewed on Nurse Talk as they took a look back on Michael Moore's movie SICKO to see what advances or progress has been made in the past nine years. Donna is an HCAC Foundation Board member.

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Canadian Doctor Speaks at Introduction of Sen. Bernie Sanders' Medicare-for-All Bill

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Canadian physician, university professor and hospital administrator Danielle Martin speaks at introduction of Sen. Bernie Sanders' SB 1804, Medicare-for-All. Canada spends approximately half as much as the U.S. does on health care, and has better outcomes - longer life expectancy, lower infant mortality rate and fewer preventable deaths. Prescription medicine prices are much higher in the U.S. than in Canada and other countries. Paperwork for Canadian health care is streamlined, and medical bankruptcy virtually unknown. 
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CEO Richard Master Makes Business Case for Medicare-for-All

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Richard Master, CEO of MCS Industries, speaks at the introduction of Sen. Bernie Sanders Medicare-for-All SB 1804. Master has produced two documentaries, Fix It: Health Care at the Tipping Point and Big Pharma: Market Failure, both detailing the failure of U.S. health care financing that is failing the people, with costs twice as high as other developed countries, and worse health outcomes.

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FSTV Special Correspondent Tamara Banks interviews Donna Smith, Executive Director of PDA

Health Care Status in America Interview: FSTV Talks with HCACF Board member Donna Smith on Healthcare.

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Washington Reforms Fragment Health Risk Pools, Driving Up Costs

Read Board Member Michele Swenson's article in the Huffington Post:  Republicans’ “free-market” mantra implies that greater numbers of commercial health insurances will increase healthcare access while decreasing cost - nothing could be further from the truth. Breaking up health coverage into numerous small risk pools is the most unsustainable model of health financing.
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Single Risk-Pool vs. Fractured Multi-Payer Commercial Health Insurance Model

Horsey, David. "You're Making This Way Too Hard." She is in Complete Ruins, SFGATE, 2017

 

Listen to Board Member Michele Swenson's Commentary.

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Waste, Fraud & Abuse

WATCH HCACF's "Waste, Fraud & Abuse", featuring the president of the HCACF Board, Vince Markovchick, M.D., and learn more about our dysfunctional healthcare system.


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