George Barrett
Medical Supply Executive

George Barrett

George Barrett is chairman and CEO of Cardinal Health, a medical supply company.

A new wrinkle

It's hard to comment on exactly how the outcome of the election in Massachusetts impacts health-care reform, but it certainly adds a new wrinkle. I will say that the condition of our health-care system is the same today as it was yesterday. There is much in our system to be proud of; however, we still have tens of millions of people in this country who are unable to access affordable health care. I believe that this must change. I also believe that our economic health is undermined by our poor health as a society and that the health-care reform debate needs to include policies that get at this underlying issue.

By George Barrett  |  January 21, 2010; 10:11 AM ET  | Category:  Health Care Reform Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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