State of the State RI

Guest: Andrew Brem, MD, Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at Brown U, Alpert Medical School and will be host Host: Richard August Time: 30 minutes
This interview was prompted by a commentary written by Dr. Brem, entitled “Let’s move on to single-payer,” which appeared in the Providence Journal on 12-2-2017. At the onset, Dr. Brem makes an important distinction between single-payer and socialized medicine. He also points out what we are currently spending on healthcare and health care insurance, under the current multitude of providers and insurers. He believes that a single-payer system would work better and be more affordable.

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State of the State is a public access television show produced in Rhode Island. Its purpose is to promote, in a non-partisan manner, the civic awareness of the general public; to promote greater civic participation and the exercise of political citizenship…


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State of the State is a public access television show produced in Rhode Island. Its purpose is to promote, in a non-partisan manner, the civic awareness of the general public; to promote greater civic participation and the exercise of political citizenship by using the television show as a means to educate and to inform the public.

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