Submitted by Davis Joint Uni... on Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:54pm This episode is currently not viewable online.
This show will underscore the need to understand the culture of specific communities as critical to success in providing recovery services. Overcoming language barriers and appreciating the health-related beliefs and practices held by various diverse communities is becoming increasingly important with the rapidly changing demographics in our nation. A "community" is defined here broadly, encompassing racial and ethinic groups as well as other clearly defined groups such as faith communities and military families.
Submitted by Alexander Silva... on Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:15pm This episode is currently not viewable online.
Guests Laurie Simons and Terry Sterrenberg are co-producer of the new documentary, The Healthcare Movie. The documentary explores the differences between the Canadian Healthcare system and the American health insurance system and how/why Americans need to adopt a Canadian style single payer system. Laurie and Terry talk about how they came to make this movie, how the American and Canadian systems developed so differently. Terry notes that Canada has a tax system, while America has an insurance system.