Putting Patients Before Profits To hell with government versus private, capitalism vs. socialism, Republican vs. Democrat. What matters is whether you, your children, parents, siblings and friends can wake up each morning knowing that excellent and affordable healthcare is readily available without fear of financial distress or ruin. It matters that our national economy is not ravaged by the profound financial inefficiency of our current high-cost, patient-unfriendly delivery system. Given our many blessings in America there is no reason any American should have to tolerate mediocrity where healthcare3 is concerned. It is time. And Dr. Carl Burak proposes the answer - Medicare for All.