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Are doctors ready to embrace single payer health care?

http://advocacyblog.acponline.org/2018/02/are-doctors-ready-to-embrace-single.html “The Kaiser Family Foundation’s June 2017 tracking poll found (a high) level of support for single payer, with 53 percent in favor and 43 percent opposed.” “Doctors also appear to be warming to single payer, according to some recent polls.  And, as I have...
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JAMA Article – Health Care Spending in the United States and Other High-Income Countries

https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/salinas/HealthCareDocuments/4.%20Health%20Care%20Spending%20in%20the%20United%20States%20and%20Other%20High-Income%20Countries%20JAMA%202018.pdf The United States spends approximately twice as much as other high-income countries on medical care, yet utilization rates in the United States were largely similar to those in other nations. Prices of labor and goods, including pharmaceuticals, and...
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Meeting of Senate Interim Committee On Health Care

Meeting began May 23, 2018 at 08:30: A link to the meeting is posted here: http://oregon.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?clip_id=23bca7e8-268d-4f4f-b6f3-472df1de98ab&meta_id=41d807c1-a677-4cc9-a60d-40cb69184da4 Oregon Legislative Information Help | Staff Login Session Bill Committees Reports 2017-2018 Interim Senate Interim Committee On Health Care Follow this Committee: e-Subscribe Email | RSS  Meeting Details 5/23/2018 8:30 AM,...
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Comparison of Four Internat’l Health Care Systems: Switzerland, Australia, Canada, Germany

This paper, prepared by Jonathan Walker, Graduate Student, Portland State University, May 2018, for the Universal Access to Healthcare Workgroup of the Oregon State Legislature, compares four Western health care systems. https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/salinas/HealthCareDocuments/5.%20PSU%20Jon%20Walker%20-%20International%20Comparsion%20Brief%205.18.18.pdf ...
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