FIX IT: The Movie

FIX It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point: Local Screenings

FIX IT is a powerful new documentary that reaches across the political and ideological divide to take an in-depth look at how our dysfunctional health care system is damaging our economy, suffocating our businesses, discouraging physicians and hurting the nation's health, while remaining unaffordable for a third of our citizens.

FIX IT is the outcome of producer Richard Master's journey towards a solution to the broken US healthcare system. Learn more HERE,

Local screenings of FIX IT have been hosted in Salem, La Grande, Portland, Silverton and Florence. Additional screenings are scheduled for:

HCAO Bandon: Sunday April 10, 3-5 p.m., Bandon Public Library, Sprague Room, 1204 11th St. SW, Bandon. Speakers Mike Huntington and Paul Hochfeld, free. Contact Bob Fischer, 541-347-1193

HCAO Eugene and Encircle Films: Thursday,May 5, 6 p.m., Bijou Art Theater, 492 E 13th AV, Eugene. Admission $6-$8. Speakers Lee Mercer, Dr. Bruce Thomson and Sue Sierralupe. Contact Lou Sinniger, 541 954 2356.

HCAO Douglas County: Tuesday, May 10, 7 p.m., Douglas County Library, 1405 NE Diamond Lake Blvd. Roseburg. Speakers Lee Mercer and Mike Huntington. Free. Sponsored by the League of Women voters. Contact Jean Galleher, 541-459-2189.

HCAO Portland Metro Council: Wednesday, May 11, 7 p.m., SMILE Station-Sellwood Moreland District, 8210 SE 13th AV, Portland. Cliff Goldman Q and A. Free. Contact Kathy Showalter, 571-282-9594.

HCAO, PNHP, MSAO 5/23/16, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Holladay Park Plaza (invitational) 1300 NE 16th Ave Portland, Free. contact Lee Mercer 831-818-5247

HCAO, PNHP, MSAO, SPFS, 5/24/16, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Salem Library, Loucks Auditorium, 535 Liberty St. SE, Salem Free. contact Lee Mercer 831-818-5247

MVHCA, Darkside Cinema, 5/25/16, 6:30 p.m. Darkside Theater, 215 SW 4th St. Corvallis. Free. Contact Mike Huntington

Corvallis Coop, Corvallis Coop Lunch, 5/25/16, noon. Free. Contact Mike Huntington.

Medford Rotary, 5/27/16. Mark Kellenbeck.

Medford Business Presentation, 5/27/16, 6 p.m., Mark Kellenbeck

HCAO Washington County, 10/20/16, 7 p.m., Tigard Screening- Max's Fanno Creek Brew Pub, 12562 Main St, Tigard. Free. Contact Yuriko Lee.

Oregon Rural Action, MSAO, 11/15/16. 7 p.m., Cook Memorial Library, La Grande . Free. Contact Cheryl Simpson.

Oregon Rural Action, MSAO, 11/16/16, 7 p.m.. Little White Church, Main Street, Union. Free. Contact Cheryl Simpson.

HCAO Albany, 11/30/16, 2:30 p.m. in the classroom at Lakeside Center in the Mennonite Village. Contact Edie Orner at 541-926-5989.

Please email HCAO with details of more future screenings so we can get them in our calendar.

FIX IT Screening in Bandon

FIX IT Screening in Bandon

Richard Master, producer of FIX It, tours Oregon May 21-27

What: Statewide tour Featuring Richard Master, CEO of MCS Industries and producer of the powerful new health reform documentary FIX IT - Healthcare at the Tipping Point
When: May 21- 27 (see scheduled events below)
Where: Portland, Salem, Silverton, Corvallis, Eugene and Medford
Who: Richard Master, CEO of MCS Industries and producer of Fix It – Health Care at the Tipping Point, spokespersons for MCAO, PNHP, MSAO, business leaders, elected officials and health care professionals.
Sponsors: Health Care for All-Oregon, PNHP Oregon and Main Street Alliance of Oregon
Contact: Lee Mercer, 831-818-5247,

Screenings of the film FIX IT -Healthcare at the Tipping Point and discussions with Richard Master are scheduled throughout Oregon.
This 1-hour documentary was two years in the making, with interviews of more than forty nationwide advocates for health reform, including business owners, health policy experts, economists, doctors, nurses, patients and labor leaders.
Following the video at each venue there will be time for questions and discussion with Richard Master, film producer and CEO of MCS Industries and an update on Oregon’s health care reform efforts presented by representatives of the sponsoring organizations.
The film addresses why Americans spend over twice as much per capita on health care as people in the other developed countries. Health care costs in France averages $4,346 per person. For Americans, it’s $8,700. It’s not that Americans are paying more for superior health care. In the World Health Organization’s 2015 ranking of the world’s health systems France ranked number 1, and America ranked number 37.
Americans pay over $3 trillion a year for health care, and yet 30 million people have no health insurance, and the majority of the rest are seriously underinsured. Americans usually don’t discover this until they are hit with enormous medical bills.

For background on Richard Master and why he produced this film click here.

For more information on Health Care for All Oregon visit hcao.org, for Main Street Alliance of Oregon visit oregon.mainstreetalliance.org/, for PNHP Oregon visit pnhp.org/states/Oregon

May 21-23, Richard Master media availability, Portland Metro Area, mornings and afternoons
May 21, 12:30 to 1:00 pm, Talk by Richard Master on Fix It, HCAO Statewide Membership Meeting, SEIU 503 Ballroom, 6401 SE Foster Rd, Portland
May 23, 6:30-8:30, Invitational screening of Fix It, discussion with Richard Master, business leaders, elected officials and healthcare professionals, Holladay Park Plaza Penthouse, 1300 NE 16th Ave, Portland
May 24, Richard Master, media availability, Marion-Polk Counties, morning and afternoon.
May 24, 6:30-8:30 pm, Public Screening of Fix It,, discussion with Richard Master, business leaders, elected officials and healthcare professionals, Salem Library Loucks Auditorium, 585 Liberty St SE, Salem
May 25, 8:00- 9:00 am, Talk by Richard Master on Fix It, at Silverton Business Group meeting, 3 Ten Restaurant, 310 N. Water, Silverton
May 25, 12:00- 1:15 pm, Invitational lunch and discussion on Fix It, with Richard Master, business leaders and elected officials, First Alternative Food Cooperative store meeting room, 1007 SE 3rd St, Corvallis, OR RSVP Mike Huntington at 541-829-1182, by 5/20/2016.
May 25, Media Availability, Corvallis, morning and afternoon
May 25, 6:00 and 7:30 pm, Public screening of Fix It, discussion with Richard Master, business leaders, elected officials and healthcare professionals, Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th Ave, Corvallis. Download flier .
May 26, Media Availability, Eugene, morning only
May 26, 12:30-2:30 pm, Invitational lunch and discussion on Fix It, with Richard Master, business leaders and elected officials, Café Yumm!, 730 E. Broadway, Eugene
May 27, Limited media availability in Medford, call Mark Kellenbeck 541-499-1319,
May 27, 12:00- 1:00 pm, Talk by Richard Master on Fix It, at Rotary Club of Medford Rogue, Inn at the Commons, 200 N Riverside Ave, Medford
May 27, 5:30- 7:30 pm, Public Screening of Fix It,, discussion with Richard Master, business leaders, elected officials and healthcare professionals, Inn at the Commons (Large Banquet Room, 200 N Riverside Avenue, Medford

Press:

Health care for all topic of film, discussion
The World/Bandon, April 14, 2016
BANDON -- Health Care for All-Oregon will present a free showing of the film "FIX IT, Healthcare at the Tipping Point," followed by question-and-answer session, from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, April 24, at the Bandon Public Library, Sprague Community Room, 1204 11th St. SW. 

This 1-hour documentary was two years in the making, with more than 40 voices advocating for reform, including: activists, health policy experts, economists, physicians, nurses, patients, business and labor leaders.
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Media Advisory: Free Salem Screening Of New Health Reform Documentary
What: Screening of Health Reform Documentary Fix It- Healthcare at the Tipping Point 

Media Advisory: Statewide Screenings of New Health Reform Documentary, Speaking Events