CityViews 10/30/12: Health Reform Alternatives/“Its Head Came Off by Accident”

 

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Segment 1:

Health care reform has been both pilloried and praised since it became law in March 2010. While the Affordable Care Act – also known as ObamaCare – has become a political football, what should be done to deliver medicine more reliably and affordably to all Americans? A panel discussion featuring a variety of viewpoints was held at the City Library Monday night and on Tuesday, we’ll bring you excerpts from that discussion.  For the full discussion, click here.

Guests:

  • Judi Hilman, Executive Director, Utah Health Policy Project
  • Norman Waitzman, Professor in Economics and Health, Society, and Policy, University of Utah
  • Stan Rasmussen, Director of Public Affairs, Sutherland Institute
  • Dr. John C. Nelson, Senior Medical Advisor to the Leavitt Group and former president of the AMA

The event was sponsored by The Barbara L. and Norman C. Tanner Center for Nonviolent Human Rights Advocacy-University of Utah, the University of Utah Program in Health, Society, and Policy, and KCPW.

 

 

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Muffy Mead-Ferro grew up on the frontier, a 6,000-acre Wyoming ranch next to Grand Teton National Park. In a new memoir, this “Slacker Mom” explains why she wants her children to know about the beauty and adventure of the West’s wide-open spaces.

Guest:

  • Muffy Mead-Ferro, “Confessions of a Slacker Mom”

 

Muffy Mead-Ferro will read from her new memoir “Its Head Came Off by Accident” on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at the King’s English Bookshop, 1500 E. 1500 South, Salt Lake City.

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