What does ‘Reimagining Healthcare’ mean? It’s simple, really.
A reimagined healthcare system puts patients first and equips medical professionals with the most advanced tools to save and improve the lives of the American people. Innovation, invention, and modernity are the keys to medical progress; to new cures and novel therapies; to healthier lives.
America is built on progress, and this is true across all sectors, especially in healthcare, medicine, and science. However, the Covid-19 pandemic exposed a tragic reality: America’s healthcare system – your healthcare system – is undermined by too much bureaucracy and red tape that prevents doctors, nurses, and medical researchers from helping people.
The legislation is sweeping and touches many aspects of American life. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is hopeful that the House can pass this legislation, along with other sweeping legislation passed by several other House committees, by the end of the month.
With Medicare for All shelved for the time being (due to President Biden’s opposition and lack of broad political support), the “public option” is seen by single-payer advocates as the next best alternative.
The 18th-century English philosopher Jeremy Bentham came up with the idea of the panopticon, a prison designed to allow all the prisoners to be observed by one guard.
Reluctant to set the public free, policymakers and the public-health bureaucracy set unachievable and unnecessary goals.