Health Care is Broken: How do We Fix it?
Stuart Altman, Dr. David Hunt, Ana M Malinow, Jeremy A. Lazarus
The topic of the 7th Annual Frank Bryant, Jr., MD Memorial Lecture in Medical Ethics was health care access and delivery in the United States. Dr. Kenneth Shine, Executive Vice Chancellor for Health affairs at the University of Texas System, moderated the 90-minute session. Dr. Stuart H. Altman of Brandeis University (Economist and Health Policy expert) presented; as will Obama Administration representative Dr. David Hunt; while Dr. Jeremy Lazarus, AMA House of Delegates Speaker, represented the positions of the AMA. The fourth panelist, Dr. Ana Malinow of Baylor University and immediate past president of Physicians for a National Health Program, presented the single party payer perspective. Each of the four panelists made a 7- to 10-minute position statement, after which Dr. Shine will pose questions to the panelists.
Kenneth Shine, MD, UT System Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs
Stuart Altman, PhD, Professor of National Health Policy at Heller Graduate School for Social Policy, Brandeis University
Dr. David Hunt, Chief Medical Officer at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology in the Department of Health and Human Services.
Ana M Malinow, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and Past President of Physicians for a National Health Program
Jeremy A. Lazarus, MD, Speaker, House of Delegates of the American Medical Association
Video of the March 30 presentation is available here.
This resource list brings together websites, videos, audio recordings, books, and articles to supplement the workshop and lecture.