Dr.Betsy McCaughey, former lieutenant governor of New York, adjunct senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and founder and Chairman of the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths, has read the entire House healthcare bill. She was recently interviewed by Fred Thompson. Listen to the interview at Fred Thompson’s site:
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Hudson Institute, Washington, D.C. Headquarters
Dr. McCaughey is founder and Chairman of the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths (RID) –http://www.hospitalinfection.org – a national campaign to support greater infection control in hospitals and other healthcare institutions. Her research on how to prevent infection deaths has been featured on ABC’s Good Morning America, the CBS Morning Show, 20/20, Dateline NBC, and many other national television and radio programs. And her steps that patients can take to help protect themselves from infection was featured recently in the Wall Street Journal.” In 1999, Betsy McCaughey, former lieutenant governor of the state of New York, first joined Hudson Institute, where she focuses on the impact of medical innovation and scientific discovery on longevity, health care costs, and the economy.
Before entering politics, McCaughey had a distinguished career as a college professor and scholar. She served as the John M. Olin Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, held a postdoctoral fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and taught at Vassar College and Columbia University. She earned her master’s degree and Ph.D. from Columbia University and her undergraduate degree from Vassar College, where she was awarded a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, Herbert H. Lehman Fellowship, John Jay Fellowship, Honorary Vassar Fellowship, Bancroft Dissertation Award, and the Richard B. Morris Prize.”
“Elderly Hardest Hit
Daschle says health-care reform “will not be pain free.” Seniors should be more accepting of the conditions that come with age instead of treating them. That means the elderly will bear the brunt.”