Almanack Contributor Bill Quinlivan

Bill Quinlivan

Bill Quinlivan enjoyed a 40-year career creating global programs in health-care communications and medical education. He now works as a freelance writer and journalist covering outdoor activities and issues of interest to Adirondack communities.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

North Country Looks At Single-Payer Health Care

Recently, residents from around the North Country assembled in the Long Lake Town Hall to hear and participate in a meeting dedicated to better understanding the New York Health Act, the projected savings for Adirondack communities of this single-payer health-insurance program and where it currently stands in the state legislature.

Dr. Jack Carney of the North Country Access to Health Care Committee and member of the Long Lake Alliance moderated the evening’s program.  The program featured Dr. Andrew Coates as the keynote speaker.  Dr. Coates is assistant professor of medicine and psychiatry at Albany Medical College and past president of Physicians for a National Health Plan. » Continue Reading.