Public Health and Social Jusitce

Universal Health Care/Single Payer System

Articles, slide shows, and videos re the current U.S. health care system, international health care systems, and universal health care/single payer system

Slide Shows:
See also Luxury Care/Concierge Care page; and see Activism and Education page for slide shows on corporate malfeasance and environmental health

Comparing Health Care Systems – US and Developed Countries, 2009 – Steven Miles
Slide show comparing US and developed countries health care systems in terms of outcomes, costs, etc., by Dr Steven Miles

Global Population Health – Graduate Lectures by Steve Bezruchka: http://courses.washington.edu/gh514/lectures/

*Health Care – US and Worldwide
Overview of health care in the US and the world, including what constitutes health, major health problems, and how health care is financed

Health Care – US and Worldwide – short version
Shorter version of above overview of health care in the U.S. and worldwide

Health Care Reform – Equal Health Network, by Shaffer and Brenner
Information on the Obama health care plan with suggestions re mobilizing for improved health care reform, by Ellen Shaffer and Joe Brenner of EQUAL/Center for Policy Analysis

Health Care Reform – What it Means to Us – Shaffer and Brenner
Overview of the Obama plan and ways to move forward, by Ellen Shaffer and Joe Brenner of EQUAL/Center for Policy Analysis

Health of Populations – Undergraduate Lectures by Steve Bezruchka: http://courses.washington.edu/hserv482/lectures/

Infant mortality and life expectancy at birth – Samuel Metz
Comments on cross-national comparisons of infant mortality and life expectancy at birth, by Dr. Samuel Metz

Single Payer Health Care Reform – Slide Show from Dr. Frank Erickson: http://prezi.com/7ra9fc9y6vpn/single-payer-health-care-reform/

Social justice, health and health care in the U.S. – J Freeman
The big picture. Morris Goldberg Memorial Lecture, by Dr Josh Freeman

Tough Questions and Responses re Single Payer Health Care – Bigelow
Tough questions and responses re single payer health care, by Douglas Bigelow, Health Care for All Oregon

US health care system in international perspective – Steven Miles
Slide show comparing costs and outcomes between the US and other health care systems, by Dr Steven Miles

Articles (see also Luxury Care/Concierge Care page):

Caring for underserved speech 2003.doc
Outline of speech advocating universal health care coverage, 2003

Guaranteed Paid Time Off for Sick Leave Testimony
Testimony in support of Oregon House Bill 3390 (Guaranteeing Paid Time Off for Sick Leave)

health insurance – jobs for justice rally 3-04.doc
Outline of speech advocating universal health care

jobs for justice – universal hlth ins speech 2004.doc
Outline of speech advocating universal health care

States and Health Care Reform – J Steen, 2007
Essay from Health Planning Todaycovering states’ approaches to health care reform, by John Steen

Videos, TV, Radio:

Two Hundred Years that Changed the World (Gap Minder Video): Visual representations of life expectancy at birth vs. income between and withing countries:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPt8ElTQMIg and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbkSRLYSojo

*Doctor-Patient Relationship and Pharmaceutical Industry (comments, 2010): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIGwFQb0LGo

*Corporations and Health, “Conversations with Dr Don” (cable television program, March, 2011). Available athttp://www.veoh.com/watch/v208492269jJ8APJN (note: download Veoh web player, as per website, to watch full video). Also available at http://www.ctn5.org/shows/conversations-dr-don/conversations-dr-don-457-us-corporations-and-healthcare-4616 and http://www.josseybasspublichealth.com/Community-Health/corporations-and-health.aspx.

*Does today’s U.S. government serve corporations or the people? (Topics include the appropriate role of government in society and the U.S. health care system) Debate with Howard Ellberger, “Conversations with Dr Don” (cable television program, 2011). Available at http://www.veoh.com/watch/v21004742PCxDDT99(note: download Veoh web player, as per website, to watch full video).

*Social justice in health care. Interview with Roberta Hall. The Health and Health Care Forum, KBOO Radio, December, 2011. Available at http://kboo.fm/node/32832 andhttp://ia600802.us.archive.org/32/items/HealthHealthcareEconomicsAndPolitics–interviewsAndTalks_727/039a.martindonohoeHealthAndJustice.mp3

External Links:

Alan Guttmacher Institute: http://www.guttmacher.org/

American Birthright (Linking Early Child Development to a More Prosperous and Equitable America): http://www.americanbirthrightmedia.org/

American Medical Women’s Association: http://www.amwa-doc.org/

American Medical Students Association: http://www.amsa.org/

American Nurses Association: http://nursingworld.org/

American Public Health Association: http://www.apha.org/

Association of American Medical Colleges: https://www.aamc.org/

Association of American Medical Colleges icollaborative: https://www.aamc.org/icollaborative

Association of American Medical Colleges Med Ed Portal: https://www.mededportal.org/

Association for Prevention Teaching and Research: www.aptrweb.org

Association of Schools of Public Health: http://www.asph.org/

Association of Schools of Public Health – Undergraduate Education for Public Health: http://www.asph.org/document.cfm?page=857

Australian Medical Association: http://www.ama.com.au/

Basic Health Access (Bob Bowman): http://www.basichealthaccess.org/

Boston University Advocacy Training Program: http://blogs.bu.edu/buatp/

Canadian Public Health Association: http://www.cpha.ca/en/default.aspx

Center for Advancing Health: http://www.cfah.org/

Center for Policy Analysis: http://www.centerforpolicyanalysis.org/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov/

Change.org Health Care Page: http://healthcare.change.org/

Corporations and Health Watch: http://www.corporationsandhealth.org/index.php

Everybody In Nobody Out: http://www.EverybodyInNobodyOut.org

Evidence Network (Canada): http://www.evidencenetwork.ca/

Family Nurse Practitioner Programs: http://www.familynursepractitionerprograms.com/

Funding a Single-Payer Health Care System in the U.S. (Healthcare-NOW, from Dollars and Sense, 2012): http://www.healthcare-now.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/0312friedman.pdf

Global Health Watch (Alternative World Health Report): http://www.ghwatch.org/

Health and Medicine Policy Research Group: http://hmprg.org/

Health and Medicine Policy Research Group blog: http://hmprg.typepad.com/health-medicine-hmprg/

Healthcare not Wealthcare: http://healthcarenotwealthcare.us/

Health Care for all Oregon: http://hcao.org/

HealthMattersUK: http://www.healthmatters.org.uk/

Health/PAC Digital Archive (Three Decades of Health and Social Justice): http://www.healthpacbulletin.org/

Health System Measurement Project (HHS): https://healthmeasures.aspe.hhs.gov/

International Society for Equity in Health: http://www.iseqh.org/index_en.htm

Kaiser Family Foundation: http://www.kff.org/

Mad as Hell Doctors: http://madashelldoctors.com/

Medical Education Futures Study (GWU): http://www.medicaleducationfutures.org/node/33

National Association of County and City Health Officials: http://www.naccho.org/

National Physicians Alliance: http://www.npalliance.org/

Nurse Practitioner Programs Database (including governmental resources): http://onlinenursepractitionerprograms.com/governmental-resources/

Oregon Public Health Association: http://www.oregonpublichealth.org/

Oregon Single Payer Campaign: http://www.singlepayeroregon.org/

People’s Health Movement: http://www.phmovement.org/en

People’s Health Movement Students’ Coalition: https://sites.google.com/site/phmsc2011/home

People’s Health Movement USA: http://www.phmovement.org/en/usa

Physicians for a National Health Program: http://www.pnhp.org/

Prepared Patient Forum: http://www.preparedpatientforum.org/index.cfm

Prevention Education Research Center: http://www.teachprevention.org/index.php

Providing High Value, Cost-Conscious Care (Curriculum for Residents, ACP): http://www.acponline.org/education_recertification/education/curriculum/

Public Health Association of Australia: http://www.phaa.net.au/

Raising of America – Early Childhood and the Future of our Nation: http://www.raisingofamerica.org/

Research Cooperative: http://researchcooperative.org/

Right to Health Care: http://www.RightToHealthCare.org

Refugees and Global Health eLearning: http://ccirhken.ca/eLearning/

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: http://www.rwjf.org/index.jsp

Social Determinants of Health Alliance (Australia): http://socialdeterminants.org.au/

Social Medicine Portal: http://www.socialmedicine.org/

Social Work Online Degree Programs: http://mswonlineprograms.org/

SocMed (Global Health Courses and Curricula): http://www.socmedglobal.org/index.html

SoEpi (Social Epidemiology for Everyone): https://secure.soepi.org/

Unnatural Causes (Is Inequality Making us Sick): http://www.unnaturalcauses.org/

Washington State Institute for Public Policy (Health Care): http://www.wsipp.wa.gov/topic.asp?cat=12&subcat=0&dteSlct=0

World health Organization: http://www.who.int/en/

World Population, Economic, Social, and Environmental Statistics (Interactive Map with Millenium Development Goals): http://www.ibge.gov.br/paisesat/main.php