Former Shows & Episodes

Adventures In Healthcare Reform

Adventures In Healthcare Reform – Further Commentary on the sorry state of US healthcare

Fred talks about Atul Gawande. best selling author of books on healthcare, the latest of which is The Checklist Manifesto. Gawande states that 40 % of the US population doesn’t receive healthcare and the US is closing in on spending 20% of its entire economy on health care. Other topics:health insurance premiums have surged 41 % from
2003 to 2009, drug lobbylists spent over $100 million in 2009 and more.