Famous Quotes About Healthcare

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1. "I don't think healthcare's a right. The only right you have is the ability to go out on an even playing field and work, and then purchase health insurance, or whatever it is."
Author: Adam Carolla
2. "I know that nurses are not only the largest healthcare profession but are responsible for the delivery of most healthcare, and are often in the best place to be able to see the whole pathway of care."
Author: Andrew Lansley
3. "Modern drug based medicine is as incomplete as a novel written with three vowels. As discordant as a symphony constructed using only some of the notes. High dose nutritional therapy is the much needed missing part of our vocabulary of healthcare. The fight against disease needs all the help it can get."
Author: Andrew W. Saul
4. "I might be in favor of national healthcare if it required all Democrats to get their heads examined."
Author: Ann Coulter
5. "I always kind of wanted to go into healthcare."
Author: Ann Marie Buerkle
6. "People and organizations other than doctors increasingly are assuming power to decide which medications to prescribe or procedures to undertake. More and more, decisions about personal healthcare are no longer made by the treating physicians in consultation with their patients, and based on the doctors' expertise."
Author: Bob Barr
7. "I am all for using business - public and private - to expand healthcare coverage."
Author: Bob McDonnell
8. "Congress has a legitimate interest in making sure that a practice that appears to reduce disease and healthcare costs remains available to parents. And, nothing in my bill prohibits statewide law ensuring that male circumcision occurs in a hygienic manner."
Author: Brad Sherman
9. "You can't pay for healthcare if we're sending a trillion dollars a year to dictators."
Author: Brian Schweitzer
10. "It's easy to get distracted by the vaudevillian aspects of the healthcare debate."
Author: Carl Hiaasen
11. "Now this is a way to approach our healthcare problems: increase the number of tax collectors and decrease the number of doctors - brilliant!"
Author: Charles Krauthammer
12. "Lawsuit abuse is a major contributor to the increased costs of healthcare, goods and services to consumers."
Author: Charles W. Pickering
13. "President Obama and Democrats won a mandate to move us forward with jobs, healthcare reform, equality, and nation building here at home."
Author: Christine Pelosi
14. "Our Nation must provide sufficient access to healthcare, adequate benefits, and the supplemental resources our veterans were promised and so dearly need. We owe our heroes no less."
Author: Dan Lipinski
15. "The Los Angeles parade would begin in Griffith Park, where a large crowd would assemble and the speeches would be given. Every politician of consequence would be there. There was no way they would miss a chance to publicly praise the troops and honor those who had lost their lives in service.Some of the tributes would be sincere and heartfelt, and some less so. But participating in the event, vowing undying support for the U.S. military, was an absolute must to maintain political viability. It was okay to vote to cut funds for veterans' healthcare, but don't dare miss a chance to jump on the Memorial Day bandwagon."
Author: David Rosenfelt
16. "Today, nearly 40 percent of a senior's healthcare spending is on pharmaceutical medications."
Author: Dennis Hastert
17. "... freedom translates into having a supply of clean water, having electricity on tap; being able to live in a decent home and have a good job; to be able to send your children to school and to have accessible healthcare. I mean what's the point of having made this transition if the quality of life ... is not enhanced and improved? If not, the vote is useless."
Author: Desmond Tutu
18. "In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities."
Author: Elijah Cummings
19. "Every unskilled illegal immigrant who enters the United States for work drives up healthcare costs for every American. And, every illegal immigrant we turn a blind eye toward weakens the rule of law our country is founded on."
Author: Elton Gallegly
20. "Taking an abolitionist stance does not mean refusing to engage in incremental change, nor does it mean abandoning efforts to improve conditions inside prisons. Rather, abolitionists engage in 'abolitionist reforms' or 'non-reformist reforms.' These are reforms that either directly undermine the prison industrial complex or provide support to prisoners through strategies that weaken, rather than strengthen, the prison system itself. For example, rather than lobbying for bigger prison health budgets to care for elderly prisoners, an abolitionist reform strategy would aim to get elderly prisoners out on compassionate release to obtain healthcare in the community. --S. Lamble"
Author: Eric A. Stanley
21. "Bangalore has become a centre for healthcare."
Author: Geoff Mulgan
22. "The U.S. healthcare system is probably the most interesting large group of companies that are heading for major problems that we've seen in a long, long time."
Author: James Chanos
23. "Mr. President, the buzz saw that your healthcare bill ran into wasn't lobbyists and special interests it was tens of millions of American's who were saying, 'Stop!'"
Author: John Boehner
24. "Healthcare has been the last major industry that hasn't been touched by technology in terms of productivity and consumer adoption in the way so many other industries have."
Author: John Sculley
25. "Healthcare is very much a high priority for me. Healthcare is also a huge issue for business, both big and small."
Author: Jon Tester
26. "It is the potential for economic growth that provides the basis for the development of countries, for bringing to people essential goods and services, such as water to drink and facilities for healthcare."
Author: Lee R. Raymond
27. "What some men don't understand is that by opposing policies to reduce violence, promote equal pay and universal healthcare and voting to limit access to contraception and legal abortion, they are relegating women to another century, a time when men ruled exclusively and women were considered property and had to be guided by a firm masculine hand."
Author: Madeleine M. Kunin
28. "There is a lot of opportunity sitting in global healthcare business. I think there is a strong opportunity to build upon for further growth."
Author: Malvinder Mohan Singh
29. "CMS has a track record of successfully overseeing the many contractors our programs depend on to function. Unfortunately, a subset of those contracts for HealthCare.gov have not met expectations."
Author: Marilyn Tavenner
30. "This initial experience has not lived up to our expectations... and it is not acceptable. While these problems will require a lot of hard work, the bottom-line conclusion is this HealthCare.gov site is fixable."
Author: Marilyn Tavenner
31. "...There's a lot of money in the Western diet. The more you process any food, the more profitable it becomes. The healthcare industry makes more money treating chronic diseases (which account for three quarters of the $2 trillion plus we spend each year on health care in this country) than preventing them."
Author: Michael Pollan
32. "One of the factors a country's economy depends on is human capital. If you don't provide women with adequate access to healthcare, education and employment, you lose at least half of your potential. So, gender equality and women's empowerment bring huge economic benefits."
Author: Michelle Bachelet
33. "Healthcare is the cornerstone of the socialist state. It is the crown jewel of the welfare state."
Author: Monica Crowley
34. "Open immigration can't exist with a strong social safety net; if you're going to assure healthcare and a decent income to everyone, you can't make that offer global"
Author: Paul Krugman
35. "Arizona faces unique healthcare challenges including uncompensated care for illegal immigrants, and the large number of Native Americans who live in remote and isolated areas of the state."
Author: Rick Renzi
36. "I believe that free-market principles will solve our healthcare problems."
Author: Rick Scott
37. "I care about a lot of issues. I care about libraries, I care about healthcare, I care about homelessness and unemployment. I care about net neutrality and the steady erosion of our liberties both online and off. I care about the rich/poor divide and the rise of corporate business."
Author: Sara Sheridan
38. "I have calculated the total number of hours we spend sleeping beside each other in a week and I wanted to tell you it could be considered a full-time job. We could be eligible for healthcare benefits, could probably even pay for a mortgage by now. I remind myself of this, in daylight, when I miss you and cannot reach across the bed for the comforting filling and refilling of your chest. Such a strange affair we are having on each other; these hours that I have not lost but do not remember. This cannot be the best of love: to drool on someone's collarbone or inhale an elbow to the jaw or be woken by the most ungraceful sounds of the body. But what is it if not the softening of grips? A letting go of. Your heart finally slowly that stubborn, lonely march."
Author: Sierra Demulder
39. "Most illegals are without health insurance, and when these workers need emergency healthcare, the American taxpayer gets stuck with the bill."
Author: Spencer Bachus
40. "Our nation has kept faith with its veterans. Funding for veterans healthcare and benefits is strong, and has increased more than 75 percent in the last decade."
Author: Steve Buyer
41. "The real fight is about what should be in the marketplace and what should not. Should education be a marketable commodity? Should healthcare?"
Author: Susan George
42. "Free education, almost free healthcare, a generous benefits system and a better state pension than elsewhere, guarantee equal opportunities for all citizens. The only problem is that all these require a considerable amount of public revenue. This is why the common assertion that to be born in Finland is like winning the jackpot in the lottery is only applicable when you are at the receiving end. A far more common experience is that you need to win the lottery just to cover the tax bill."
Author: Tarja Moles
43. "The future of healthcare security should include flexibility from the federal government to allow us to serve the state's most vulnerable citizens."
Author: Thomas Vilsack
44. "Many of us believe that we need health care reform. That being said - Americans felt like they weren't being listened to. There were a lot of people across the political spectrum who said we don't want a one-size-fits-all healthcare plan."
Author: Timothy Griffin
45. "The debate on healthcare was not done like most of our conferences are done - meaning it was not all on television. There was this procedural feeling that the bill wasn't done thoroughly and didn't reflect peoples' wishes. It's not coincidence that upwards of 60 percent of folks in my district are against it."
Author: Timothy Griffin
46. "Healthcare providers will compete to offer the best record of patient safety at the lowest prices. Hospitals and patients will benefit from having accurate information about areas of excellence and areas that must be improved."
Author: Timothy Murphy
47. "Providing patients and consumers with solid information on the cost and quality of their healthcare options can literally make the difference between life or death; and play a decisive role in whether a family or employer can afford healthcare."
Author: Timothy Murphy
48. "The whole issue of healthcare is very complicated. There have been seven Presidents who've tried to get healthcare reform passed."
Author: Valerie Jarrett
49. "India made a big mistake by signing up to TRIPS. With a population of 1.3 billion, India can't afford a monopoly in healthcare. Monopolies lead to higher prices and we can't allow them in a country like India with so much poverty and misery. It was like signing our own death warrant."
Author: Yusuf Hamied
50. "Patients are becoming aware that they're being taken for a ride by big pharma companies. They charge high prices and have never cared for India's healthcare. There are 23 million cases of cancer every year and India has a fair share of that."
Author: Yusuf Hamied

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