The Healthcare Consumer

 

 

 

 

2017-2018 Donations use: Hospitalized Patient Videos, Healthcare Consumer Videos, Communications,  Mailings and Maintenance of site

Call to Action

 

2017 November: The month of Action

 

"The call to action for our patients and families is “let your voices be heard”! Healthcare needs you to partner with us to design care delivery that is patient and family centric, and will improve the quality and safety of healthcare for everyone."

 

- Lisa Cowan, DNP,FACHE

Director , Regional Clinical Services for Maternal Child Health for Kaiser Permanente

 

 

2017 October: Know your Representative

 

An important step in participating in reforming America's healthcare is to know your local Senator and Congressperson.

We invite you to:

 

1. Click on the Engage Tab 

 

2. Scroll down to the Resources tab

 

3. Click on the links 

 

4. Locate the name of your local politicians

 

 

2017 September: The month of Awareness

 

Initiate the conversation:

 

Initiate a conversation with someone you care about this month. Discuss the topic of Healthcare Reform.

Ask them; What is your role in reforming healthcare in America? *Don’t be surprised if you receive responses like, “I don’t know; I have no idea.” Or; the answer is deflected to someone else or some other entity for the solution.


2017 August: The month of Introspection

 

Ask yourself:

 

1. Do I believe America’s healthcare consumer was represented during Affordable Care Act of 2010 “ObamaCare” formation?

 

2. Do I believe America’s healthcare consumer was represented during the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 “TrumpCare” formation?

 

3. Do I believe America’s healthcare consumer was represented during the American Health Care Reform Act of 2017 formation?

 

4. Do I have a role in in reforming America’s healthcare?

 

If; Yes: What is my role in reforming America’s healthcare? If; No: What was my role in Ques.#1-3?