June 5, 2017: New Study on State of US Health Outcomes

The first-ever global study on health outcomes and preventable deaths was published recently by Dr. Christopher Murray, Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington in Seattle. Click here to read the study. It found that there are great inequities in access to health care and the quality of […]

Voters are Fired Up for Single Payer Creating Dilemma for Democrats

By Margaret Flowers for Health Over Profit. On Sunday, June 4, the same day that Our Revolution, a Democratic Party group that arose from the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, organized rallies and die-ins to highlight the number of people dying in the United States due to lack of access to health care, the New York […]

Hunger Games and Hospitals: The Crisis of Medical Crowdfunding

By Brittany Shannahan for Health Care is a Human Right Maryland. Medical crowdfunding doesn’t exist in Canada. If we enacted Single Payer (National Improved Medicare for All, HR676), Americans wouldn’t have to compete with each other on the GoFundMe marketplace in order to receive the care that they already deserve as a basic right. As […]