Today hospital care is too often about money and power than serving the health needs of patients and community. “American Hospitals” examines the pernicious incentives driving healthcare’s astronomical pricing, its monopolistic practices and the pervasive inequities in access and. treatment. The film identifies innovative solutions that deserve national attention to restore hospitals to their historic focus on community health at affordable cost. An 8 Above release
Following the screening, there will be panel discussing some of the issues detailed in the film, the unique challenges and inequities within New York’s hospital and healthcare system, and solutions to the crushing healthcare costs and inequities harming patients and healthcare workers.
Co-hosted by Physicians for a National Health Program – NY Metro Chapter, the Center for Independence of the Disabled, and the New York State Nurses Association.
This screening has open captions.