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Ezekiel Emanuel

Democrats Borrow A GOP Idea On Health Care Costs

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Borrowing a Republican idea, a group including former senior Obama and Clinton advisers is unveiling a novel proposal to let state...

Countdown: 175 Days Until the End of Job Lock in America

Wendell Potter | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics
Wendell Potter

The Obama administration's decision to postpone the requirement that large employers offer health insurance to their workers has been characterized by pundits on the left as a capitulation to big business and on the right as the latest evidence that Obamacare isn't working. Actually, it's neither.

Jeffrey Young

Insurance CEO Touts Wellness Programs As Cost-Savers | Jeffrey Young | Posted 06.06.2013 | Business

Company wellness programs for employees that include complementary medicine features like yoga can benefit bottom lines, according to Mark Bertolini, ...

Lisa Belkin

The Brothers Emanuel Might Have The Answers Every Parent Needs | Lisa Belkin | Posted 04.10.2013 | Parents

When the brothers were 6, 2 and 4, they marched unsupervised around the neighborhood, across streets and beneath underpasses. In family arguments, the...

In the Name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost

Tom Deegan | Posted 05.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom Deegan

Patient outcomes have been superseded by paperwork. The new computer revolution now institutionalizes this fixation electronically. Patient care gets lost in the shuffle, often competing head to head with the bureaucratic demands.

This Is Not Your Mother's Medicare: Part 2

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

We are confident that good citizens will be willing to put the country's interests first and advocate for and demand a pragmatic and collaborative solution to our Medicare dilemma.

The "Younger" Games: Phony Age War Strikes Again ... and Again ... and Again

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

In an economy where most people's lives have been harmed by bank recklessness and massive wealth inequality, there are instigators and those who follow them want everybody to worry about a different predator instead:

'Government Is Always Violating Your Freedom'

The Huffington Post | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court began hearing arguments on Monday in the case challenging President Barack Obama's health care reform law. HuffPost's ...

Cutting Health Care Costs Through Design

Thomas Fisher | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics
Thomas Fisher

We can no longer afford bad design. In fact, the real luxury in this country has been our tolerance of so much bad design -- sloppy procedures, careless processes, and wasteful products -- that costs us way more than we can possibly sustain.

The White House Won't Touch Social Security. Great! Now, About Medicare...

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

For all the scare talk, one fact is inescapable: British and Canadian health plans are much cheaper than ours. And the only plan in this country that approaches theirs in public approval is... Medicare.

AIDS Activism: Confusing Accountability With Personal Attacks

Anand Reddi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anand Reddi

By not providing "new" money towards maternal and child health, President Obama had in de facto pitted HIV/AIDS against other global health objectives.

How We Can Save Over 4 Million Children

Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D.

The U.S. cannot vaccine the world's children alone. Immunizing children is a shared responsibility of the world community. But, unfortunately, just 16 countries contribute to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization .

Truth and Reconciliation: President Obama's Global Health Initiative and HIV/AIDS -- Raising the Bar

Anand Reddi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anand Reddi

Eradication of HIV is possible if the world community remains fully committed to funding cost-effective antiretroviral treatment initiatives. Treating our way out is indeed possible.

The HIV/AIDS Fight Needs Cooperation, Not Division

Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D.

Over the years, activists and protesters have exhibited tremendous creativity, passion, and energy in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. Let's re-direct that energy into making programs work better to serve all populations.

United States Global Health Policy: HIV/AIDS Treatment Funding At Risk Under President Obama

Anand Reddi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anand Reddi

The diminishing commitment by the G8 towards HIV/AIDS treatment funding is a major topic at the Vienna AIDS conference. Sadly, the perception that HIV/AIDS is no longer an emergency is misinformed.

Terry Schiavo's Brother At CU: Obama Promotes Culture Of Death

Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOULDER -- A powerful precursor to the national shouting match over "death panel" health-reform this summer was the Terri Schiavo case, where a woman ...

Republican Lawmakers Gin Up Fear Of Rationing, Can't Offer Any Proof

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Surrounded by a group of parents clutching pictures of their special needs children, two Republican members of Congress stood in front of the Capitol ...

Ann Coulter: Ezekiel Emanuel "On My Death List" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On Sean Hannity's Fox News show Wednesday night, conservative commentator Ann Coulter said that Ezekiel Emanuel is on her "death list." Emanuel, a m...

Zeke Emanuel On Sarah Palin's Accusations: "It's An Absolute Outrage"

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

...Asked by ABC News in an interview about the thoroughly discredited claim by former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to paint his philosophical writings as e...

Hey Sarah Palin! Why Not Actually Read Dr. Emanuel's article on rationing limited resources?

Lennard Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lennard Davis

While Sarah Palin may not like the idea that any citizen should be denied health care, how would she suggest we distribute the precious few kidneys available to a long list of people on dialysis?

Ezekiel Emanuel, Obama's "Deadly Doctor," Strikes Back

Time | Michael Scherer / Washington Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, the medical ethicist and oncologist who advises President Obama, does not own a television, and if you catch him in a typically e...

Susan Axelrod and Joe Biden Should Register as Heath Care Lobbyists

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

Where does the President get off favoring his close friends' preferences for such allocations, and where do they get off lobbying him?

Charlie Rose: I'm "The Fourth Emanuel Brother"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

At the end of Michael Cieply and Brooks Barnes' A1 story on the ascension of Ari Emanuel as Hollywood's top dog is an anecdote about one of Ari's clie...

ObamaHealth: The Prognosis at 100 Days

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Is Obama behind schedule on defining his health policy? That's the wrong question. He's on a different schedule, one that favors process over policy.

Sam Stein

Zeke Emanuel, Obama's Health Care Alchemist | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ezekiel Emanuel has a fear of failure. Months into the administration, the prominent bioethicist and brother of chief of staff, Rahm, has emerged as a...