Is Wall Street Making Life or Death Decisions?

In the last thirty years, the values of Wall Street have so infiltrated the values of American society that seemingly all aspects of life are impacted.

By: Dora Calott Wang, M.D.

Is your health insurance company traded on Wall Street?

If so, is Wall Street deciding your medical care?

It’s hard to recall that for-profit corporations were once kept out of health care — in fact, for most of the 20th century. During this time, the nation’s medical system was built largely by non-profit and charitable organizations, which is why so many hospitals are named for saints. Courts across …

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