health care reform

magazine

The Commonwealth October 2009

Issue 8

P.J. O'Rourke! Madeleine Albright! Bay Area Bikes! Health Care! Republicans! Christina Romer! Buy this month's issue of The Commonwealth for interesting words from famous thinkers, expert panelists, and the occasional former National Lampoon editor.

magazine

The Commonwealth January 2010

Issue 10

Featuring speeches by the directors of National Intelligence, FBI, and CIA, this issue provides a behind-the-scenes look at America's national intelligence apparatus. Also in this issue: Dr. Gloria Duffy on the "I" and the "We" in economic thinking, Gourmet editor Ruth Reichl, Sally Pipes critiques health-care reform proposals, Taylor Branch exposes his secret discussions with President Clinton, and more.

blog

Rosalynn Carter and the Mental Health Crisis

In mid-August, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter will speak at a special Commonwealth Club event, where she will talk about the "mental health crisis." A long-time advocate of reforming treatment and policy on mental illness in this country, Carter recently took her message to The Daily Show, where she was lauded by host Jon Stewart for her good work.

Mental health treatment has gotten considerable coverage in the news lately, as people have examined the recently passed health-care reform bill and found enhanced coverage of mental health issues.
blog

Rosalynn Carter and the Mental Health Crisis

In mid-August, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter will speak at a special Commonwealth Club event, where she will talk about the "mental health crisis." A long-time advocate of reforming treatment and policy on mental illness in this country, Carter recently took her message to The Daily Show, where she was lauded by host Jon Stewart for her good work.

Mental health treatment has gotten considerable coverage in the news lately, as people have examined the recently passed health-care reform bill and found enhanced coverage of mental health issues.
blog

Doctors Thwarted in Improving Service, Abraham Verghese says in SF Chronicle

Abraham Verghese, a doctor and the author of Cutting for Stone, argues that doctors need to spend more time with their patients, but the system prevents them from doing so.
blog

Doctors Thwarted in Improving Service, Abraham Verghese says in SF Chronicle

Abraham Verghese, a doctor and the author of Cutting for Stone, argues that doctors need to spend more time with their patients, but the system prevents them from doing so.
blog

Budget Battles and Health-Care Costs

By James Dohnert

It went down to the wire, but Congress was able to avoid a partial government shutdown last week. After months of political negotiations, a national budget for 2011 was agreed upon on April 8. Read more »

blog

John Mackey and Corporate Behavior

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey touched off controversy with his recent comments on health-care reform.

Here are a collection of reports on Mackey's comments on this and other issues, including his own article on corporate behavior; and don't forget to come see him 1.22 in SF or 1.23 in Silicon Valley (links below). Read more »

Syndicate content