ERIC Number: ED333204
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Health Care Reform: America's Dilemma. Report on the National Meeting (Boston, Massachusetts, November 28-29, 1990).
Labor/Higher Education Council, Washington, DC.
Health care reform's direct effect on higher education and labor is the subject of this conference report. Individual, panel, and interactive work group presentations addressing the values and options on health care issues are included. Following an introduction, three papers discuss the U.S. health care system: (1) "National Health Care Reform: The Time Is Now" (Thomas Donahue); (2) "The Public's View of the Future of Health Care" (Robert Blendon); and (3) "Is a Radical Change in Health Care Financing for the United States in the Offing?" (Stuart Altman). Panel presentations on "Labor-Higher Education on Health Care Reform" include the following: "Labor's Perspectives: The Need for Health Care Reform" (John Sweeney), Gerald McEntee); and (2) "Higher Education's Perspectives: The Campuses and Health Care Concerns" (W. Ann Reynolds, Joseph Duffey). Work group reports are summarized on the values and options for health care reform. Finally, the report includes "The AFL-CIO on National Health Care." Two appendices on the "Labor/Higher Education Council" and "Statement: Labor in Higher Education Governance" are included. (NLA)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Labor/Higher Education Council, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Reform Efforts