1.Pieterse, Pieternella and Tom Lodge. “When Free Healthcare Is Not Free. Corruption and Mistrust in Sierra Leone’s Primary Healthcare System Immediately Prior to the Ebola Outbreak.” International Health (1876-3413), vol. 7, no. 6, Nov. 2015, pp. 400-404. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1093/inthealth/ihv024.
Backgroud: This article explains the distrust that people have towards the government, specially after the Ebola breakout.
How I Used It: I used this to show the reader that the people have already started distrusting the healthcare system ran by our government.
2. Ross, Millar, et al. “It’s All about the Money? A Qualitative Study of Healthcare Worker Motivation in Urban China.” International Journal for Equity in Health, vol. 16, 07 July 2017, pp. 1-9. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1186/S12939-017-0616-9.
Background: This study shed light on the doctors perspective when it comes to helping patients.
How I Used It: I used this to explain to the reader that the doctors are not the ones corrupting the healthcare system; it’s not them that decided the insurance rates.
3. Himmelstein, David U. and Steffie Woolhandler. “Trumpcare or Transformation.” American Journal of Public Health, vol. 107, no. 5, May 2017, pp. 660-661. EBSCOhost, doi:10.2105/AJPH.2017.303729
Background: This article talked about the changes that Donald Trump wants to make to healthcare.
How I Used It: I used it to explain all the changes that our current president would like to make on healthcare, and the outcome that will come of it.
4. Bandler, Aaron. “9 Biggest Problems With Trumpcare.” Daily Wire, The Daily Wire, 8 Mar. 2017, http://www.dailywire.com/news/14226/9-biggest-problems-trumpcare-aaron-bandler#.
Background: Article is about 9 big problems with the new healthcare President Trump is trying to pass called Trumpcare.
How I Used It: This information was used to make the argument that Trumpcare would not be good for the people of this nation. Taxes would go up, insurance rates would skyrocket, and there will be families without healthcare.
5. Partanen, Anu. “The Fake Freedom of American Health Care.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 18 Mar. 2017, http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/18/opinion/the-fake-freedom-of-american-health-care.html
Background: This article is exploding healthcare for being a money making profit not rather than a system to help the people as promised by our government. It gives a list of why the “freedom” isn’t real.
How I Used It: I used this to help back up my point on the promise that the government has broke with our people. I used it to help give a definition of the word freedom and how that word doesn’t describe our healthcare.
6. Brownlee, Shannon, and Vikas Saini. “Corrupt Health Care Practices Drive Up Costs And Fail Patients.” The Huffington Post, TheHuffingtonPost.com, 26 May 2017, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/corrupt-health-care-practices-drive-up-costs-and-fail-patients_us_59286dd9e4b053f2d2ac51f0.
Background: This article is about the prices of health insurance rising and the effect it has on patients.
How I Used It: I used this article to explain the morals the government has when it comes to it’s people and money. Proving the point that the government rather have more money in their pockets even if it’s at the expense of people’s health/life.
7. “This is how American health care kills people.” The Week – All you need to know about everything that matters, 19 Jan. 2017, theweek.com/articles/666799/how-american-health-care-kills-people.
Background: This article is also about how the healthcare system is harming the people of the public. It explains that the end result of not being able to afford health insurance could be death.
How I Used It: I used this article to back up my statement on the government having no morality when it comes to the people they are here to serve. Money is more important because people are dying as a result.
8. Hoffman, Daniel R. “How today’s corrupt health care system is about to get worse.” Philly.com, 5 Dec. 2016, http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/healthcare/How-todays-corrupt-health-care-system-is-about-to-get-worse.html.
Background: This article explains the decline of the American Health care system. It compares it to other countries and how it was in previous years to show it’s decline.
How I Used It: I used this article to show the reader that the health care system isn’t improving even though politicians want to say that it is. This article helps with factual evidence that even though we claim to be the best, we aren’t.
9. Groopman, Pamela Hartzband And Jerome. “How Medical Care Is Being Corrupted.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 18 Nov. 2014, http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/19/opinion/how-medical-care-is-being-corrupted.html.
Background: This article talks about the corruption of the healthcare system and how it is effecting the care that people receive due to it.
How I Used It: I used this article to futher prove my point that this isn’t just money corruption but corruption of the people. People are getting hurt, more sick, and losing their lives over the health care system wanting to make more money.
10. “Ten Reasons Why American Health Care Is so Bad.” The American Prospect, prospect.org/article/ten-reasons-why-american-health-care-so-bad
Background: This article talks gives 10 reasons on why the American health care system is not a good one to be in place. It explains the outcomes of the healthcare system and why it needs to be changed.
How I Used It: I used this article to show my readers that the health care system needs to change to something better for the people that will be more efficient and less costly.