Documents For: Healthcare for All

Luxury Condos Cant do CPR: A St. Vincent’s Community Assembly, Quick Talking Points for Canvassing and Outreach

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Luxury Condos Cant do CPR: A St. Vincent’s Community Assembly Quick Talking Points for Canvassing and Outreach St. Vincent’s: The Hospital -St. Vincent’s Hospital CLOSED rather suddenly in April 2010, the hospital was in debt for more than ONE BILLION dollars to TD Bank and GE Capital -Before closing; LEVEL ONE Trauma center with 62,000 […]

Healthcare for the 99% Education of the Week for 1/22/12: Bankruptcy & Healthcare in The US

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Healthcare for the 99% Education of the Week: Bankruptcy & Healthcare in The US The following is a brief summary of a journal article and two abstracts that examine the link of medical expenses and bankruptcy (Prepared by D. Lugassy for 1/22/12 HCF99 Meeting) 1) Himmelstein DU, Thorne D, Warren E, Woolhandler S. Medical bankruptcy […]

Jan 21 Meeting Notes

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HC99 1/21 Meeting   Katie – Notetaker Meir – Stack Maureen – time Danny – facilitator   Intros – Danny Lugassy, Maureen Miller, Katie Robbins, Danny CEMEP and Nadina Laspina, Alvin Stein, Meir Hamilton, Alec Pruchnicki, Louis Flores St V Activist, Luz and Theres from Coalition of Concerned Medical Pro, Amy Stewart HCN NYC-   […]

Summary of Outreach Committee Meeting Jan 18th

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Meeting attendees: Carolyn Dickie, Katie Robbins, Meir Hamilton, Josh Starcher, Joe Westmoreland, Louis Flores, Sam Connet, Jennifer Roberts, Maureen Miller, Daniel Lugassy 1) Clarify and discuss goals and objectives of the Outreach Committee This Subcommittee will oversee several different projects but will focus on 1-2 projects at a time given then all in this subcommittee […]

Notes from Jan 15 Meeting

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Notes January 15, 2012   Intros: Donna, Rich (Vision and Goals), Frank (ISO), Caroline (Nurse Practitioner), Sam (Grad Student at CUNY Labor Studies), Meir, Beth, Kim (frist mtg midwifery student), Sandy Turner, Danny, Heloise, Laurie Wen, PNHP NY Metro, Josh Starcher, James, Louis OWS St Vincent, Mark Hannay,   Report Backs – Previous Events   […]

Notes from Jan 8 Healthcare for the 99% Working Group Meeting

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Notes Healthcare for the 99% Working Group Meeting Facilitator Mark Hannay Note Taker Katie Robbins     Danny Robert, Coalition to End Medicaid Enforced Pov Nadina Laspina – “” Julie , DIA Omar – Healthcare NOW Josh – HCN Sandy HCN/PNHP Harry – Medical Support Group Dr Steve – Mary – Zuccotti Park Dany L […]

Mission Statement

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Healthcare for the 99%, an Occupy Wall Street working group, is an open and evolving group of community members, health activists, and health workers. We occupy Wall Street because Wall Street is occupying healthcare.Wall Street and corporate executives — rather than health professionals — run the U.S. healthcare industry. The profiteering of private hospitals, insurance, […]

Notes from Dec 18th Meeting

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Notes OWS Healthcare for the 99% Dec 18, 2011 Pace Univ   Katie’s notes start on Dec 17 discussion   Dec 17 Gathering of new group OWS Health Action – Louis reported since no one from OWS Health Action was at meeting yet… the group plans direct action around issues relating to health.   Group […]

Notes from 12/11/11 Meeting

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Meeting opened at 4:17 pm at 60 Wall St. Introduction of 17 participants. Report-backs: ·      Next Sunday 2:30-7 pm there will be a mtg at Pace U for all involved in OWS for strategic planning.  Details have been forwarded to the list. ·      Teach-in/speak-out at occupies in North Carolina was attended […]