Health Reform

Health Justice for Boston ~ Number 20. August 2015

Health Justice for Boston

Number 20. August 2015

Medicare & Medicaid’s 50th Birthday!

Boston Got to Celebrate Twice!

New York Assembly Backs Single Payer

New York Assembly Backs Single Payer
Mark Dudzic, Labor Notes, July 28, 2015

New York’s State Assembly in May overwhelmingly passed a bill to establish a single-payer-style health care system.

The bill isn’t expected to pass the Senate or be signed into law anytime soon. But getting it through, with unprecedented support from big unions, shows that state-level campaigns are still a fertile ground for health care justice organizing, despite the recent setback in Vermont.

Down & Dirty

Down & Dirty

Sandy Eaton, RN, CommonHealth, Spring 2015

Vermont: What went wrong, and what can we learn?

Vermont: What went wrong, and what can we learn?

Gerald Friedman, PhD, CommonHealth, Spring 2015

Wrong Prescription?

Wrong Prescription? The failed promise of the Affordable Care Act. Trudy Lieberman, Harper’s Magazine, July 2015 In July 2009, as the Affordable Care Act moved through Congress, Steny Hoyer, the second-ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives, laughed at the idea that any legislator would actually read the bill before voting on it. If such full-body immersion were necessary to support the ACA, he said, “I think we would have very few votes.” ... Wrong

Health Justice for Boston ~ Number 19. July 2015

Health Justice for Boston

Number 19. July 2015

Health Justice for Boston ~ Number 18. June 2015

Health Justice for Boston

Number 18. June 2015

Health Justice for Boston ~ Number 17. May 2015

Health Justice for Boston

Number 17. May 2015

Vermont & Single Payer: McDonough, McCanne, Eaton, Early & Knowlton Sound Off

Vermont & Single Payer: McDonough, McCanne, Eaton, Early & Knowlton Sound Off

Health Justice for Boston ~ Number 16. April 2015

Health Justice for Boston

Health Justice for Boston ~ Number 15. March 2015

Health Justice for Boston

Number 15. March 2015

RoxComp Questions Persist - Demand Justice

Health Justice for Boston ~ Number 14. February 2015

Health Justice for Boston

Health Justice for Boston ~ Number 13. January 2015

Health Justice for Boston
Number 13. January 2015

Quincy Down. Carney Next?

The Demise of Acute Health Care in Quincy, Massachusetts

The Demise of Acute Health Care in Quincy, Massachusetts
Implications for Surviving Community Hospitals

Sandy Eaton, RN, Chair, Healthcare Committee
South Shore Coalition for Human Rights
December 31, 2014

Health Justice for Boston ~ Number 12. December 2014

Health Justice for Boston
Number 12. December 2014

Overbedded or Underserved?

A sample of the tragic closings we’ve suffered:

July 18, 1993        Saint Margaret's Hospital (Dorchester)
May 13, 2003        Waltham Hospital
March 22, 2013     Roxbury Comprehensive Community Health Center
March 28, 2014     North Adams Regional Hospital
October 7, 2014    Radius Specialty Hospitals (Roxbury & Quincy)

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