During lunch at a large conference last week, I was seated next to a Canadian who also worked in health care. She introduced herself and said, “So…how does the US health care system work, anyway?” So much for small talk.
It is hard to say goodbye to people we love, but the final days with our grandmother were made easier by one provider’s courage—despite financial incentives to do otherwise—to simply do nothing at all.
While “Prior proper planning prevents p*uck ups” was not the official motto of ski school, it was a good reminder that when you are on a mountain with children who do not belong to you, it is critical you take the time to properly plan and prepare.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans went to see The Hunger Games this past weekend; for millions of Americans though, hunger isn’t a movie—it’s a daily reality.
Making the connection between the way that health care is delivered and the public policy affecting it is an essential part of our work at CCMU.