Federal and state regulators have paused all patient transfers and discharges from Laguna Honda Hospital after nine patients died following their removal from the facility.
As the world emerges from the pandemic, nations should unite to get the best price for everyone on earth. This would be the first step to move beyond the proven model of national health care.
By Plyfaa Suwanamalik-Murphy In Mae Sot, a town adjacent to the Thai-Myanmar border, I hung behind my family, watching street vendors shouting to passersby of the goods they offered. Walking past a tourist […]
Having helped some friends navigate the choppy waters of finding a COVID-19 vaccine in SF, I created a Google doc to share what I’ve learned. It walks you through the steps to make an appointment …
I met Don Bechler during the successful living wage campaign in San Francisco in the late 1990s. As a result, 20,000 workers received a raise in pay. Many joined a union. After that campaign, he recruited me to join the fight to achieve an Improved Medicare for All.
Nationwide, more than 1 in 5 people in this country rely on Medicaid for their health care. In California, where the program is called Medi-Cal, it is 1 in 3.
The November election is not far away. My first vote for president was in 1972. Most elections since then, I voted against rather than for a candidate.
“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said in 1966.
Link to a video of personal protective equipment (PPE) being delivered to local hospitals, and healthcare professionals giving an update on the coronavirus pandemic.
Americans can have better health care at a lower cost.