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Can health care really be fixed?

Original post made on Sep 30, 2009

On Sept. 9, President Barack Obama gave a much-vaunted speech about health care reform, in which he called for swift action from Congress to change the current system of health care in America.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 25, 2009, 12:00 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by Charlie Amsden, a resident of Blossom Valley
on Sep 30, 2009 at 8:46 pm

Dr. Slavin makes many good points on our healthcare system. Thanks for the excellent interview!


Posted by Mike Laursen, a resident of Monta Loma
on Sep 30, 2009 at 11:18 pm

Great article!


Posted by Robert, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:11 am

"The health care system has to be transparent in pricing. If you're going to have a baby, you have to know the cost of a two-night stay at El Camino Hospital. You don't know that. I don't know that! And you have to know what the cost is for the obstetrician's time and the anesthesiologist's time, who are not hospital employees. That has to be transparent."

I looked on the PAMF web site, and can't get any information on the charges of the physicians or surgery centers of the PAMF. If Dr. Slavin is serious about transparency, he could make sure PAMF was transparent. He is like many others - transparency is only for the other guys!


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