In this half hour program, host Janice Markham and guest Dr. Susan Wu discuss healthcare in the United States and the various options for fixing our broken health care system. Issues covered include the single-payer model of health care vs. the free market plan, the influence of insurance companies, and what individuals can do to promote positive change in health care reform. This show includes clips of California State Senator Sheila Kuehl exposing health insurance companies’ agendas and an excerpt from Ms. Markham’s interview with Rep. Dennis Kucinich.
Dr. Susan Wu is a pediatrician at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles and Asst. Prof. of clinical pediatrics at the University of Southern California. She is also on the board of directors of CaPA, the California Physicians Alliance.