Internet Resources

Videos online

Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point. This documentary takes an in-depth look into how our dysfunctional health care system is damaging our economy, suffocating our businesses, discouraging physicians and negatively impacting on the nation's health, while remaining un-affordable for a third of our citizens.

Dr. Gerald Friedman:  Economics of Single Payer Healthcare  Corvallis, May 16, 2014.

This Won't Hurt a Bit: The costs of health care, with the very wry Bob Balaban in a cameo. 

Health care in Canada
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TPr3h-UDA0&index=14&list=UUabaQPYxxKepWUsEVQMT4Kw

..in France
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yF69KVbUaQ&list=UUabaQPYxxKepWUsEVQMT4Kw&index=5

..in England
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMNuxPByEW0&list=UUabaQPYxxKepWUsEVQMT4Kw

.. in the US (first episode in the series)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yN-MkRcOJjY&list=UUabaQPYxxKepWUsEVQMT4Kw&index=2

Dr. Leana Wen is an Emergency Medicine Physician of Patient-Centered Research at George Washington University. In this talk, Dr. Wen warns that the current dystopia of healthcare in China may be the future of healthcare in the United States.

A discussion of the complicated reasons why the United States spends so much more on health care than any other country in the world, and reveals some surprising information, including that Americans spend more of their tax dollars on public health care than people in Canada, the UK, or Australia.

Test Tube News:  Why does it cost so much?


Recommended Websites

The Lund Report: Unlocking Oregon's Healthcare System