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Welcome to Code WACK!

featuring host Brenda Gazzar

 

Shining a light on America's callous healthcare system

and what we can do about it.

 

Now streaming on Nurse Talk Media and Progressive Voices!

 

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May 23, 2022

Is nursing a science or an art? Or is it the art of knowing when to open your mouth?  Should "your money or your health" be America's healthcare slogan?

Join Casey Hobbs, RN, director of nursing at a retirement community in Northern California and co-creator/co-host of the popular podcast NurseTalk, and host Brenda...


May 16, 2022

Health care in America remains marked by disparities and spiraling costs twelve years after passage of the Affordable Care Act.

Given the divisive political climate in Washington DC, states are struggling to work out their own solutions.  Governor Gavin Newsom’s Healthy California for All Commission studied the...


May 9, 2022

With all the hand-wringing about the cost of single payer, it’s time to ask if California can keep paying the price for the fragmented healthcare system we have today. Listen and check out the surprising answer in this first podcast of two featuring Ian Lewis, political & research director at the National Union of...


May 2, 2022

Is California finally getting serious about fixing health care? On April 25, 2022, a major report was issued on California's fragmented and uber-expensive healthcare system. Who's behind the report? What were its conclusions and recommendations? And how much money can Californians actually save?  Get these answers and...


Apr 25, 2022

Why is employee health insurance a growing burden on American businesses? How are some large employers cutting out the health insurance middleman?  Join host Brenda Gazzar and guest Wendell Potter, co-founder of Business Leaders for Healthcare Transformation, for these answers and more! Potter, former VP of corporate...