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My Turn: A lifelong Alaskan's vision for creating a sustainable Alaskan economy

...health care system's are broken and cost much more than any other nation. ? The remedy is to operate a state- run health care systems funded with Alaska's share of all federal funds including Indian health service. To provide all Alaskans better...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-04-05/my-turn-lifelong-alaskans-vision-crea
Opinion
Canada's view on health care

...political scientists. Academics incapable of small talk, we began discussing why our similar countries had different health-care systems. I talked about political culture and national identity, which mystified the Americans a bit. They were interested...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091609/opi_493779523.shtml
Alaskans among those having least health-care coverage

...Between 10 and 15 percent were uninsured, which put the state 35th among states. The study found that state-run health care systems were unable to deliver improvements in medicine fairly and consistently to many of their citizens, in part because...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112904/sta_20041129003.shtml
News
Looking ahead after fluoride decision

...the people of our community can make personal and social decisions for major paradigm changes in our sickness and health care systems - we can make a difference. What might these be? The ramifications are rather complicated: For starters, this...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102407/let_20071024032.shtml
Opinion
Irresponsible!

...focused on for further work was health care. It goes without saying that we learned the complexity of the existing health care systems and found that there was no easy solution. Like any complex problem, it would require a complex solution.We...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2012-07-13/irresponsible
Letters
GOP plan is a non-starter

...been able to effectively contain their health-care costs for decades through their very successful universal health-care systems - without waiting lines, rationed care and out-of-control taxes. America can learn invaluable lessons from...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-05-19/gop-plan-non-starter
Opinion
Obama health plan will benefit every working American

...is that our system of private insurance and powerful monopolies is vastly more wasteful and inefficient than the health-care systems of other developed countries. Insurance companies spend tens of billions trying to insure the healthy, avoid...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022709/opi_399240404.shtml
Turning hatred into health through cooperative effort

...agrarian, people-centered versus capitalistic economic control. When other nations began building public funded health care systems, our leaders chose to have business enterprise shoulder that burden. Today, the "Medical Industrial Complex...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022510/opi_567525214.shtml
Opinion
Dennis Pilgrim joins SEARHC staff in Sitka

...private practice, Pilgrim has been affiliated with the Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Presbyterian Health Care Systems in Albuquerque, N.M., Charter-Heights Psychiatric Hospital in Albuquerque, and Wichita Falls State Hospital...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101109/nei_503561357.shtml
Recognitions

...Membership Meeting. The AHA is a national organization with 37,000 individual members from 5,000 hospitals, health care systems, networks and other providers of health care. For more information on the AHA, go to www.aha.org .

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051107/nei_20070511011.shtml
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