Posts by Jan Young:

Bridges to Health and Healthcare: Is Healthcare a Right or Privilege?

January 13, 2014 Published by

Ask 10 friends, acquaintances, or leaders in your community if healthcare is a right or a privilege, and you undoubtedly will get varying answers. Many who believe that healthcare is “a right” see health as an essential element of life, and thus protected under the Declaration of Independence, which states…

Bridges to Health and Healthcare: Understanding a Patient’s Circumstances

November 15, 2013 Published by

By Jan Young, D.N.Sc., Executive Director, Assisi Foundation of Memphis, Inc., Memphis, TN Bridges to Health and Healthcare, a new book being released in early 2014 by aha! Process, sheds light on the many hurdles people face in getting access to healthcare. In addition to outlining the current challenges, the book…