More Voices of Reason

Posted on September 7, 2009. Filed under: Affordable Health Care, Current Events, Health Care Costs, Health Care Reform | Tags: , , , |

David Brooks had a great column in the New York Times last week; he’s something of a pragmatic conservative who is actually lobbying for reform and for President Obama to take a strong stand! He references a report from the Brookings Institute, “Bending the Curve: Effective Steps to Address Long-Term Health Care Spending Growth,” along with a personal story in The Atlantic:How American Health Care Killed My Father.”

So for any of you still trying to make sense of health care reform, check those out.

— Posted by Cyndi Hughes

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Another’s Doctor’s View

Posted on July 15, 2009. Filed under: Affordable Health Care, Current Events, Health Care Reform, Preventive Care | Tags: , , , , , , |

The Doctor by Sir Luke FildesA must-read: This piece by Dr. Abraham Verghese in the Wall Street Journal: “The Myth of Prevention.” Inspired by Sir Luke Fildes’s 1891 painting, The Doctor (right).

More thoughts on this to follow!

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