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3/28/2001
HEALTH CARE CRISIS GROWS AS POLITICAL WILL WANES
by Molly Ivins
Register Guard, Eugene Oregon 3/27/2002

12/26/2001
News in the press
Several authors

8/12/2001
e-mail (an example of US Health Care)
Kiesha Raburn

7/31/2001
USA, 13 years later
Marcio V. Pinheiro MD
PSYCHIATRY, Vol. 52, November 1989

7/30/2001
The seeling of American Clinical Psychiatry
Marcio V. Pinheiro MD
Hospital and Community Psychiatry
February 1992 Vol. 43 No. 2

7/27/2001
The Crack-Up of Psychiatry (Book Review)
Psychiatry in Crisis: A Call for Reform
By J. Allan Hobson and Jonathan A. Leonard
Perseus 292pp $26
Senior Writer Raeburn covers science and medicine.
http://www.businessweek.com:/print/magazine/content/01_28/b3740034.htm

7/25/2001
Dear Jerome
Elke

7/20/2001
Cartoon
Wiley Miller

7/11/2001
It's time to stablish a popular grassroots movement for Universal Health Care
Philip Pollner, M.D.
Nancy Wooten, Ph.D.
Don McCanne, M.D.

6/12/2001
Universal Health Insurance
From the State Action Organization

2/25/2001
Paying Cadillac Prices For A Pinto
by Barbara Starfield
April 14, 2000 in the Baltimore Sun

2/14/2001
HMO Group Unhappy About New Patients' Rights Bill
By REUTERS
Filed at 6:58 p.m. ET 2/13/2001

2/4/2001
Policy Report | PPI | December 20, 2000
A Progressive Path Toward Universal Health Coverage
Jeff Lemieux, David Kendall, and S. Robert Levine, MD

1/21/2001
How to Achieve Health Care for All
The Corporate Model Has Failed: We Need to Create a Publicly Administered, Universal Risk Pool
By Don McCanne, MD and Steffie Woolhandler, MD, MPH
PNHP Board of Directors
pnhp@aol.com
January 5, 2001

1/20/2001
Market-driven health care and social control
by John Spritzler
http://newdemocracyworld.org/health.htm

1/14/2001
Mentally ill? "Cure Thyself"
William A. Collins

10/24/2000
Placebo Politics
Marcia Angel
The American Prospect vol. 11 no. 23,
November 6, 2000.

9/15/2000
People Vs. Managed Care
Rodrigo A, Munoz MD
Harold Eist MD

9/1/2000
The House of Managed Care
Jay M. Pomerantz, MD
Lecturer on Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Cambridge, Massachusetts
jayp@mail.map.com

8/24/2000
What Recourse? -- Liability for Managed-Care Decisions and the Employee
Retirement Income Security Act
Wendy K. Mariner
The New England Journal of Medicine -- August 24, 2000 -- Vol. 343, No. 8

8/22/2000
Although the HMO moved to address the lapses, the Health Department's
top watchdog for managed care wonders whether they reflect "the
corporate culture" at the insurer.
FELICE J. FREYER
Journal Medical Writer
The Providence Journal

7/23/2000
Health Care Firms Spend Big to Head Off Reforms
Jeff Leeds
Los Angelos Times

6/27/2000
Corporations Are Making A Killing In The American Health Care System
Ralph Nader
San Francisco Bay Guardian June 26, 2000

6/22/2000
Aetna U.S. Healthcare Announces Changes to Improve Physician Relationships, Access to
Care for Patients
New Programs Add Flexibility and Choice for Virginians and Their Doctors
Individual.com/PRNews
June 22, 2000

6/21/2000
Captive Patients, Captive Doctors: Clinical Dilemmas and Interventions in Caring for Patients in Managed Health Care
Harold J. Bursztajn, M.D.
Archie Brodsky, B.A.
General Hospital Psychiatry 1999, 21:239-248
Revised, March 23, 1999

6/19/2000
Why a Caucus?
Marcio V. Pinheiro MD
In press

6/14/2000
State Initiatives Seek Overhaul of Health Care
By CAREY GOLDBERG
The New York Times
Sunday, June 11, 2000, Page 1

6/9/2000
Let's get the profit motive out of health care
Dr.George L. Pauk
The Arizona Republic, OPINIONS, September 8, 1999.

5/7/2000
Young doctors studying to be psychiatrists must often choose between two
seemingly contradictory points of view.
By STEPHEN S. HALL
NY Times Book Reviews 5/7/2000

4/26/2000
Fighting for Effective Health Care Reform
Anne M. Stoline M.D.
Psychiatric Times, April 2000

4/18/2000
A biopsy of health benefits
Ellen Goodman
The Baltimore Sun 4/18/2000

4/5/2000
Holding Patients Hostage:
The Unhealthy Alliance Between HMOs & Senate Leaders
Public Citizen's Congress Watch
Loren Berger
Steve Weissman
Michael Surrusco

3/30/2000
California HMO Patients Limited to
Pre-Dispute, Binding Arbitration
Launch "HMO Arbitration Abuse
Report" Campaign
New Story & Picture Faxed Daily To Every Legislator
The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights

3/28/2000
Mental Health Care Reform
How Will the Lawyers Make a Difference in Patients' Rights?
Michael Jonathan Grinfeld
Psychiatric Times March 2000 Vol. XVII Issue 3

3/25/2000
Behavioral Health Matters
Playing Closed Poker in Behavioral Health Care
Jay M. Pomerantz, MD
Drug Benefit Trends 11(12):5, 7, 1999. © 1999 Cliggott Publishing Co.,
Division of SCP/Cliggott Communications, Inc.

3/19/2000
HMO exec files whistle-blower suit
Delays in payment were deliberate, says fired United Healthcare official.
Susan Lundine   Senior Staff Writer
Orlando Business Journal

3/4/2000
Canada's Health Care System
Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting

2/7/2000
Improving access to mental health services.
The case for a Single Payer System
Ole J. Thienhaus,M.D. , M.B.A.
Psychiatric News. Jan. 21, 2000

1/9/2000
Playing God: The Misplaced Power of The Medical
Insurance Companies.
Richard J.A.
www.omikron.magic-creations.com

10/22/99
Patient-Physician Covenant
Ralph Crawshaw, MD
David E Rogers, MD
Edmund D Pellegrino. MD
Roger J Bulger, MD
George D Lundberg, MD
Lonnie R Bristow, MD
Christine K Cassel, MD
Jeremiah A Barondess, MD
JAMA May 17, 1996--Vol 273, No. 19.

10/10/99
Medical Savings Accounts: A fine idea unless you're sick
Raisa Deber
Dept. of Health Economics
University of Toronto

9/5/99
Working Towards Solutions
Andrew L. Stern
President Service Employees International Union
Baltimore SUN 9/5/99

8/31/99
Money, medicine and HMOs
Michael Freeny
The Sentinel Staff
The Orlando Sentinel, August 29, 1999.

8/25/99
Psychiatry in America
From the usenet group: talk.politics.medicine
Howard Baker, MD

8/6/99
Putting Patients First
By : U.S. Representative Bob Barr (GA-7) 08/06/99

8/2/99
HEALTH POLICY
For-profit care's morbid results
By Bernard Lown, 08/01/99

7/19/99
Doctors Unite?
Robert Pitofsky
(Washington Post 7/18/99)
(with some added personal comments)

7/4/99
Putting patients before profits
Glenn Flores

5/29/99
Strategic failures of HMOs
(Des Moines Register; 05/28/99)
Robert Reno

5/26/99
Health plans excluding top medications
(Las Vegas Review-Journal; 05/24/99)
By Phil Galewitz

05/09/99
Health Care Reformer Botched Surgery
Fram Hathaway

05/06/99
Search for the Cure
By John C. Baldwin and C. Everett Koop

05/02/99
Poor Health Care at Epidemic Levels
Vicente Navarro

05/01/99
HR1304 Anti-Trust Laws

04/23/99
HR1200 Single Payer Version 1999

03/12/99
Why Doesn't America Have Universal Comprehensive Health Care??
Gerald Cavanaugh

03.11.99
The best medicine
Loretta McLaughlin

01/20/99
Eleven Unethical  Managed Care Practices

10/15/98
The cheap thrill of HMO-bashing
Cosmetic Surgery
Jonathan Cohn

9/25/98
A Radical Solution to Managed Care Woes
Steven S. Sharfstein, M.D.

9/8/98
Health Care: A national crisis that cannot be ignored
Lucinda McCray Beier
 
 

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