Quote(s) Of The Week
“For too long, we have underinvested in our public health infrastructure and in the health of underserved communities of color… We paid this debt during the pandemic, losing a million people, and we will continue to pay it over the coming years as we work to address the underlying racial and ethnic and other inequities that COVID-19 highlighted and exacerbated.”
Georges Benjamin, Ph.D., Executive Director – American Public Health Association in comments on America’s Health Care Report, December 6, 2022.
“The thing about democracy, beloveds, is that it is not neat, orderly, or quiet. It requires a certain relish for confusion.”
Molly Ivins – an American newspaper columnist, author, political commentator, and humorist from Texas
"Patients deserve comprehensive health coverage with the protections they were promised when they signed up. Congress and the Administration need to act now to hold commercial insurers accountable for actions that delay patient care, contribute to clinician burnout and workforce shortages, and increase costs."
Rick Pollack, President/CEO, American Hospital Association
“As a physician, it pains me because I don’t want to see anybody get infected. I don’t want to see anybody hospitalized, and I don’t want to see anybody die from Covid. Whether you’re a far-right Republican or a far-left Democrat doesn’t make any difference to me.”
Anthony Fauci, MD, Former Chief Medical Advisor to the President of the United States and Former Director, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases