Wednesday, March 4, 2009

The 'Mass. model' of health reform & its implications for national health-care reform

Watch the video of the health-care reform joint forum organized by the Leadership Conference for Guaranteed Health Care, held in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 25th. This is a 1 1/2-hour video. We are not aware of a shortened version, or of a written summary of this forum. If you are, please let us know so we can pass those along to members.

Speakers include:
  • David Himmelstein, MD, Cambridge Hospital Physician, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
  • Sandy Eaton, RN, Massachusetts Nurses Association
  • Jamie Eldridge, Massachusetts State Senator
  • Mary Ford, former Mayor of Northampton and Human Services Manager
  • Peter Knowlton Presentation, Vice President of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America
  • Arthur MacEwan, PhD, Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts Boston

National Lessons from State Health Reform: The Massachusetts Case Study from New Words on Vimeo.

"Of all the forms of inequality,
injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane."

-- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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