Panel discussion with listener phone-ins which examines the crisis in the American health care system.
r.1. Background to the problem / Joanne Mar ; Panel discussion on National Health Care systems. Panel is comprised of: Maryanne O'Sullivan, Executive Director of Health Access Foundation; Dr. Howard L. Land, President of the California Medical Association; Dr. Stephanie J. Woolhandler, National Coordinator of Physicians for a National Health Program; Richard E. Curtis, Director of the Department of Policy Development and Research for the Health Insurance Association of America (60 min.) -- r.2. Background on community-based health care facilities ; Panel two on rural and community health care systems. Panel is comprised of: Melinda Cuthbert, Institute for Health Policy Studies, UC San Francisco; C. Duane Dauner, President and Chief Executive Officer of the California Association of Hospitals and Health Systems; Byllye Y. Avery, President of the National Black Women's Health Project (60 min.).