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Let’s go beyond profit margins and partisan policy to the frontlines of our healthcare system and the women and men who make it work. We’ll look at the surprising factors affecting the quality of care Americans receive and hear from the nurses, doctors and healthcare workers who are working every day to improve care.

Featured Podcast: Legacy and Leadership: Black Women in Home Care Part 1

Oct 20, 2018
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On this episode we discuss the legacy of slavery and systemic racism in home care into the present day with most recent media attacks on these working women, how these attacks have resulted in wage inequity and suppression, and how Black women —and all women— coming together in unions can be a potent force for change in this profession.

Legacy and Leadership: Black Women in Home Care Part 2

Oct 03, 2018
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On part 2, we discuss how home care workers are facing several attacks, resulting in wage inequity and suppression, and how Black women —and all women— coming together in unions can be a potent force for change in this profession.

Medicaid: The Heart of the Matter

Aug 15, 2018
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Medicaid is a vital source of care for nearly 1 in 5 Americans, including children, seniors and people with disabilities. In this episode, healthcare workers, patients and experts discuss why Medicaid is fast emerging as a political measuring stick for voters when it comes to electing candidates or holding them accountable on their healthcare record.

Come Hell or High Water: Nursing in America

May 11, 2018
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Over the past 12 months, nurses have come to the aid of Americans caught in the partisan efforts to repeal healthcare and defund Medicaid, they have created new models to improve patient care, and when disaster struck in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, nurses were among the first to respond. “Come Hell or High Water,” as the saying goes, nurses are there for their patients.

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