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US Senate: Dr. Danielle Martin on the benefits of Canadian medicare

March 11, 2014

2014-11-03 Danielle at US Senate

Our board member and Past Chair Dr. Danielle Martin outlines the advantages of Canada's single-payer public medicare system at a US Senate Subcomittee Hearing titled "Access and Cost: What the US Health Care System Can Learn from Other Countries." According to Dr. Martin, although the Canadian system is not perfect, improvements won't be found in for-profit transformation, with equity, access, and cost-effectiveness being a few of the many benefits our system exemplifies:

Click here to watch Danielle's speech (she begins about 47 minutes in)