As the presidential election of 2008 approaches, the focus on the problems with American healthcare intensifies. Unfortunately, there are many complicated challenges facing our citizens in terms of providing first- rate yet affordable healthcare to meet our nation’s healthcare needs. As this debate has progressed, I have noticed a question that is being asked with increasing frequency. That being “Is healthcare a fundamental American right?” Continue reading “The American Right to Healthcare”
In his last State of the Union address, President Bush stood before Congress and delivered a message telling America to hang tough amidst its recession woes and protracted Iraq war, and addressed healthcare issues saying, “To build a future of quality health care, we must trust patients and doctors to make medical decisions and empower them with better information and better options,” Bush declared. “We share a common goal: making health care more affordable and accessible for all Americans. The best way to achieve that goal is by expanding customer choice, not government control.”
This week on On Call, Dr. Edney analyzes the President’s remarks and offers his insight and commentary on the State of the Union.
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