The unrelenting supporters of the single-payer approach to health reform have updated their website. And, it is a quite an update. The old MassCare site was sluggish -- infrequently updated and often lacking links to upcoming events. Check it out here or click below. Also in health reform, check out WBUR's Q & A with David Seltz, … Continue reading Single-payer health reform advocates launch new website #HCR #mapoli
Meet the #MAHPC team: http://pic.twitter.com/ub0YukuYHealth Care For AllFri, Nov 16 2012 06:48:10ReplyRetweetFavoriteMore about the chairman. Altman to head Mass health costs board.Brandeis professor and long-time health policy player, Stuart Altman, will chair the state's new health care costs board.Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on Google Share on LinkedinShare by emailtinkerrr0 likes · 0 commentsCost commission begins work to … Continue reading #mahealthcarecosts: Massachusetts commission meets
Can one state take over its entire health insurance industry? We'll find out in Vermont. Here are some links w/ more details From The Rutland Herald: MONTPELIER — Health care advocates and Democratic politicians on Thursday cheered a Supreme Court decision that preserves the foundation on which Gov. Peter Shumlin plans to build the nation’s first single-payer health … Continue reading What’s up with the single-payer health insurance plan Vermont?
As a freelancer, I’ve been known to grumble about doctors who write. After all, why should they hog the Pulitzers and the pages of The New Yorker when they have perfectly good day jobs? On the other hand, doctors in print often offer us an alternative to the mass-marketed Dr. Oz or the perky, laminated … Continue reading Books by doctors on health reform and beyond
Some of the BoSox players were lifting chicken legs instead of weights last spring, but not Ellsbury and Pedroia. Jacoby returned from an injury for a great year and Dustin was solid all season. The Globe's Daily Dose offers some advice from their off-season trainers, who counsel them "on the importance of sleep, self-massage to relieve soreness, and what … Continue reading Hold the fried chicken: RedSox workout tips from the Globe
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Before you write off these folks, note that a recent survey of doctors by the Massachusetts Medical Society found that a growing number of doctors support the idea of a single-payer system. More than 40 percent, up from 34 percent last year. So do a lot of folks at Occupy Boston. Massachusetts Health Reform in Practice and The Future of … Continue reading Mass. single-payer advocates take on limits of state health reform