Hospital Unaccountability Extends to Outbreaks of Infectious Diseases

Health Care Ideas and Issues

San Francisco     The Affordable Care Act has given health consumers, also known frequently as patients, more significant advances in transparency and information about hospitals and doctors. Medical records are being digitized and becoming accessible. Information is being made public on doctors, exposing some have Medicare mills. It appears the public is getting closer to being …

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States Need to Make For-profit Hospitals Accountable for Strapped Families

Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Health Care Organizing

New Orleans    We have been beating the drum regularly here, there, and everywhere around the country about the organizing and campaign “handles” that could allow aggressive and vigilant community and labor based organizations to demand and require more accountability for tax-exempt nonprofit hospitals.  We have trumpeted Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa’s late stage amendment to …

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