Tag: ab1400

  • Chanchanit “Chancee” Martorell, Thai Community Development Center: Thai Community Healthcare Challenges

    Chanchanit “Chancee” Martorell, Thai Community Development Center: Thai Community Healthcare Challenges

    Summary Chancee Martorell, the Founder and Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center (Thai CDC), highlights the challenges faced by Thai immigrants, including human trafficking, low wages, and limited access to healthcare. She emphasizes the need for healthcare for all and advocates for policy changes to address these issues. Chancee discusses the cultural displacement…

  • Geline Evangelista, on Filipino American Health Care Workers in the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Geline Evangelista, on Filipino American Health Care Workers in the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Summary The healthcare system faces challenges highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic, necessitating change. Issues such as healthcare disparities and limited access to quality care require attention. Equitable and multicultural healthcare for all is crucial, as is ensuring proper protective equipment for healthcare workers. Additionally, it is important to prioritize patient care over profit-making in hospitals…

  • Jackie Hernandez, MPH, CHES on AB1400 Bilingual and Bicultural Medical Care

    Jackie Hernandez, MPH, CHES on AB1400 Bilingual and Bicultural Medical Care

    Summary The discussion highlights the significance of bilingual healthcare and the challenges faced by the Latino community in accessing quality care. Cultural practices, such as the use of herbal remedies, need to be understood and respected by healthcare providers. Miscommunication in healthcare leads to safety issues, misdiagnosis, and even death. The need for legislation, like…

  • Questions and Answers

    What is Single Payer? Is Medicare single payer? What is the relationship between single-payer and “Medicare-for-All?” Between CalCare and Medicare-for-All Nationally? Is Unified Financing Single Payer? What is CalCare/AB 2200? Won’t Single-payer mean longer waiting times to for getting appointments and medical procedures? What Will Happen to My Current Healthcare Plan? What is SB 770?…