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Idaho Health Care for All
Website: http://idahohealthcareforall.org/

Media Contacts

William Woodhouse, MD
(208) 282-2978

Dr. Woodhouse serves as associate director of the Idaho State University Family Medicine Residency Program in Pocatello. Prior to moving to Idaho in 1994 he practiced family medicine in Sheridan, WY. His areas of expertise and interest include evidence-based medicine, professional leadership, health care policy and writing. He is a past president of the Idaho Academy of Family Physicians and is a delegate to the American Academy of Family Physicians Congress of Delegates. He is a member of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Group on Health Care and Access and the Idaho Medical Association Committee for the Uninsured. He is also a member of Physicians for a National Health Program and completed their Leadership Training Institute in 2004.


Idaho State News

Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

By Kenneth Krell, M.D. | Idaho Post-Register, May 17, 2017
Despite the U.S. spending twice as much per capita on healthcare compared to Canada, our northern neighbors have longer life expectancy (80.3 years vs. 78.6 years), lower infant mortality rates, lower rates of chronic cardiovascular disease and diabetes, and generally seem to get along quite well, thank you, despite spending 10 percent of GDP on healthcare as opposed to the U.S.’s 15 percent.

Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2013

By Kay Tillow | Single Payer News
Rian Van Leuven, president of the Idaho State AFL-CIO, announced that on June 12, 2013, the delegates to the 55th Annual Idaho State AFL-CIO Convention passed a resolution to publicly endorse and support H.R. 676, single-payer health care.

Posted on Monday, July 9, 2012

By George Prentice | Boise Weekly (Idaho)
In a landmark ruling still being scrutinized by analysts, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its ruling on the Affordable Care Act this morning, largely letting it stand. According to The New York Times, " the decision was a striking victory for President Barack Obama and Congressional Democrats."

Posted on Wednesday, January 6, 2010

By Louis Schlickman | Idaho Statesman, Reader's View
A publicly financed health care system with predominantly privately delivered health care in our excellent U.S. facilities is easily achievable, would be highly ethical, and would provide profound economic benefits to our local and national businesses in competing with other companies that previously did not provide health care benefits because of costs.