You Can't Trust Healthcare to the Federal Government

Gingrich, Newt
August 2009
Human Events;8/24/2009, Vol. 65 Issue 29, p1
The author comments on the health care rationing proposed by the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama. Based on the so-called complete lives system advocated by presidential healthcare advisor Doctor Ezekiel Emanuel, the societal worth of the patient according to the government will serve as the basis of the allocation of health care. In the author's view, the system considers the young and the old as less worthy of health care. Also noted are the tactics of the administration to avoid complicity in rationing.


Related Articles

  • Your life and death, and that of your loved ones, is as personal as it gets. Sowell, Thomas // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;8/24/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p15 

    The author comments on issues related to the appointment of Ezekiel Emanuel as Special Advisor for Health Policy for U.S. President Barack Obama's administration. The author criticizes Emanuel's article in the June 18, 2008 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association" which states...

  • More Data + Less Care = Lower Cost + Better Health. Grunwald, Michael // Time;6/29/2009, Vol. 173 Issue 25, p36 

    The article reports on medical care reform in the U.S. U.S. President Barack Obama has proposed health care reform which aims to lower costs by rewarding quality care and cutting out treatments that aren't needed. Ezekiel Emanuel, U.S. health adviser, and U.S. budget director Peter Orszag are...

  • Reality check needed over "shared responsibility" for US health care.  // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;3/22/2008, Issue 549, p2 

    The article reports on the belief of Ezekiel J. Emanuel of the National Institutes of Health and Victor R. Fuchs of Standford University that U.S. citizens must understand that they are the ones, not employers and governments, who fund healthcare services. They argue that most U.S. citizens...

  • Healthcare. Guaranteed: A Simple, Secure Solution for America. So, Anthony D. // Annals of Internal Medicine;4/21/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 8, p572 

    The article reviews the book "Healthcare, Guaranteed: A Simple, Secure Solution for America," by E. J. Emanuel.

  • Simple Answers, Not Easy Solutions. Miller, Tom // Health Affairs;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p1738 

    The article reviews the book "Healthcare Guaranteed: A Simple, Secure Solution for America," by Ezekiel J. Emanuel.

  • Healthcare, Guaranteed: A Simple, Secure Solution for America.  // Critical Care Nurse;Oct2008, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p89 

    The article reviews the book "Healthcare, Guaranteed: A Simple Solution for America," by Ezekiel J. Emanuel.

  • Advancing National Health Care: Do We Dare Consider Comprehensive Reform Again? Gardner, Deborah B. // Nursing Economic$;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p124 

    The article focuses on the proposed reforms for health care system in the U.S. Ezekiel J. Emanuel and Victor R. Fuchs has introduced the universal health care voucher proposal with the goal of achieving universality and efficiency in the systems of deliver of care. Types of comprehensive and...

  • Rationing Granny's Healthcare Still on the Table. Reiland, Ralph R. // Human Events;10/5/2009, Vol. 65 Issue 34, p14 

    The article presents a critique of the cover story of "Newsweek" magazine entitled "The Case for Killing Granny Curbing Excessive End-of-Life Care is Good for America." Doctor Ezekiel Emanuel explains that it is not discrimination to discriminate against older people in favor of young people...

  • What the Best Hospitals Rankings Are -- and Aren't. Comarow, Avery // U.S. News Digital Weekly;7/31/2013, p30 

    The article discusses the importance of the Best Hospitals 2013-14 rankings. The ranking's validity was questioned by Ezekiel Emanuel of the University of Pennsylvania while MSNBC's Morning Joe described it as pretty worthless. The author admits that there is flaw in the methodology used by the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics