Harold Pollack

Harold Pollack is Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago.

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A DASH OF PUBLIC HEALTH WITH MY HEALTHCARE REFORM, PLEASE?

by Harold Pollack

“Health reform” was the key domestic policy issue of the Democratic primaries. It may yet become a central issue of the fall campaign. Everyone favors it, partly because we are all talking about different things. I could shingle my roof with the various proposals, webcast invitations, and advocacy group briefs that reach my inbox every day. As I open the attachments, it becomes clear that health reform includes at least seven really important things:

HEALTHCARE GUARANTEED: THE BEST (UNINTENTIONAL) BRIEF FOR A SINGLE-PAYER HEALTH PLAN.

Ezra left big sneakers to fill. This is my inaugural posting. By way of introduction, I am a public health and social policy researcher at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. I review the book, Healthcare, Guaranteed, by Ezekiel Emanuel. Ezra has already discussed it in a few previous posts. I give a different take.

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