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The American Health Care Machine and You: A Call to Conscience–Human Consequences of Turning A Blind Eye

“A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi “Let your conscience be your guide” is a conviction we have not learned as a society when it comes to health care. As a country we … Continue reading

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When is a Hospital Not an Employer? and Re-thinking How We Pay for services and technologies–changing the health care payment paradigm?

Are some hospitals not employers?  An interesting case is on the horizon in Washington State.  The case is Larry Ockletree vs. Franciscan Health System. (#88218-5) and revolves around an employee who was dismissed after he had a stroke.  He asked … Continue reading

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