by Locker Room contributor
How does America achieve affordable, accessible, quality health care?
The Duke University Medical School’s new chapter of the Benjamin Rush Society sponsored a debate Tuesday evening designed to address that question. The society is tied to the San Francisco-based Pacic Research Institute.
PRI President and CEO Sally Pipes and Dr. Hal Scherz, a pediatric urological surgeon and founder of Doctors 4 Patient Care, argued in favor of solutions that minimize government interfence. Dr. Peter Kussin, associate professor of medicine at Duke, and Dr. Gustavo Montana, professor emeritus and radiation oncologist at Duke, defended solutions that give government a greater say than insurance companies in health care decisions.
Click play below to watch the 1:21:06 event. (Note: Audio levels improve several minutes into the presentation.)