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Treatment Trap

Letter to Mount Sinai's Heart Surgery Factory: Learn a Lesson From Downton Abbey

Rosemary Gibson | Posted 05.12.2014 | Business
Rosemary Gibson

Too-big-to-fail hospitals blow up the money of the working men and women of America, the people who work "downstairs" -- the tireless Mrs. Patmores and Mrs. Hughes' of the world.

Health Care Reform: The U.S. Supreme Court vs. the Court of Public Opinion

Rosemary Gibson | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics
Rosemary Gibson

Those who have to pay huge chunk of their income for health insurance won't care about the Supreme Court's interpretation of the U.S. Constitution; they will care about the constitution of their own wallets and checking accounts.

Attention Wall Street Protestors: Wall Street is Messing With Your Health, Too

Rosemary Gibson | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics
Rosemary Gibson

If Wall Street messed with your wealth, imagine how it is messing with your health. Investor-owned, for-profit health care is determining the medical treatment you get.

Will President Obama Save Medicare?

Rosemary Gibson | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics
Rosemary Gibson

President Obama can save Medicare without putting the burden on older Americans. And yes, it is possible to have great health care in America if Medicare is a good steward of the money the public has entrusted to it.