Mar 16, 2010 • 52M

James Morone on Rotten Secrets of Healthcare Reform

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Richard L. Miller
Dr. Richard Louis Miller is an American Clinical Psychologist, Founder of Wilbur Hot Springs Health Sanctuary, and broadcaster who hosts the Mind Body Health & Politics talk radio program from Mendocino County, California. Dr. Miller was also Founder and chief clinician of the nationally acclaimed, pioneering, Cokenders Alcohol and Drug Program. Dr. Miller’s new book, Psychedelic Medicine, is based on his interviews with the most acclaimed experts on the topic. Mind Body Health & Politics radio broadcast is known for its wide ranging discussions on political issues and health. The program’s format includes guest interviews with prominent national authorities, scientists, best-selling authors, and listener call-ins. The programs offer a forum and soundboard for listeners to interact with the show and its guests. We invite you to listen to the latest broadcasts below or visit our many archived programs. We’d love to hear from you on political and health issues!
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Dr. Richard Miller interviews James Morone, co-author of the new book, "The Heart of Power: Health & Politics in the Oval Office". This timely and compelling book, subtitled "The 8 Dirty Rotten Secrets of Healthcare Reform," explains how presidential actions ultimately determine either the success or failure of healthcare reform. James Morone is Chairman of the Political Science Department at Brown University.

Also participating in the exchange is Jeff Kane, MD, who argues that the current healthcare debate has nothing to do with healthcare. He contends that the debate is all about economics. Dr. Kane is a practicing physician and Director of Psychosocial Education at Sierra Nevada Cancer Center in Grass Valley, California and authors the lively blog Healthcare As Though People Matter.