We Can Change the Game: A Conversation with Michael Lighty — A Labor-Based Movement for Medicare for All
This week on Nurse Talk, Casey and Shayne speak with Michael Lighty, Director of Public Policy for National Nurses United and a Sanders Fellow. “All workers have a shared interest…And in healthcare we need to tap into that. All workers have this fear [of lack […]
SB 562 needs you! Don Nielsen, Director of Government Relations for California Nurses Association joins Nurse Talk Radio for an update on SB 562 the Healthy California Act. There is still time to call your California Assembly Members and tell them to support the […]
California Nurses know that higher RN to patient ratios make a difference for their patients and for their practice. These nurses encourage RNs across the country to fight for ratios in their state, and support efforts to pass national ratio legislation. www.calnurses.org www.nationalnursesunited.org
YES, we have officially declared summer vacation here at the Nurse Talk studio. But, we are not just eating potato salad, barbecued hamburgers, hot dogs and jello salad with banana’s in it. No, we are hard at work retooling our show, our website, and our figures. When our new shows return in September you will hear some great new features. Nurse Talk takes on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – the good, the bad and the ugly…and yes, there is a between, too. There is so much information out there that is mythical at best and crazy in its worst form. With our expert panel and our healthcare partners, each week we will discuss issues related to the ACA. Oh, and for our listeners who may be hoping ‘Obamacare’ will go away…we’ll let you know if that happens too.
Also, health and fitness expert Joanie Greggains will join us for a series of interviews with well-known health and wellness practitioners, authors and cutting edge holistic leaders.
Humor is always in the equation and that won’t change, and our new website will have interactive features so that you can chat with our hosts as we live stream the show.
So while we are away at our picnic, please enjoy a Best Of. Be safe, be happy, be healthy and keep laughing!
OK, so this has nothing to do with health…well other than the laughter, but this week the Golden Sisters (new show on Oprah Winfrey Netword) start the show with a brand of humor only a mother could love? They are living proof that laughter makes […]
Casey and Joanie visit with RN and CNA President’s Council member, Zenei Cortez about the CNA Nursing Angels Family Fund established by the California Nurses Association for the victims of the horrible limousine fire that occurred on the San Mateo Bridge here in Northern California. […]
Weight Loss vs Health Concerns, North Korea’s Healthcare “System” and Holding the Non-profits Accountable.
Bay Area health and fitness expert Joanie Greggains joins Casey and Shayne this week on Nurse Talk. Joanie is now a regular on Nurse Talk with her weekly segment “Fit Happens” and her monthly house calls to the Nurse Talk studio to answer listener questions. […]
Have you ever wondered about what a business or an organization has to provide in order to acquire and keep a not-for-profit (aka nonprofit) status? Well the truth is most of us don’t really think about it…but we should because some of those nonprofit entities, […]
Our guest, RN and Director of Government Relations for CNA, Bonnie Castillo talks about a new bill, AB 975 that aims to press California non-profit hospitals to fulfill their charity care obligation in exchange for the substantial public financing they receive through their tax-exempt status. It passed its first […]