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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Borgess CEO Paul Spaude talks impact of Healthcare Reform

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KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- Paul Spaude, president and CEO of Borgess Heath, spoke Friday morning at a Business Round table event held at the Kalamazoo Country Club.

Spaude's presentation was centered on the state of healthcare in America seeking to answer the question, "Healthcare Policy: Where Will We Go?”

Spaude offered a historical account of the healthcare system in America as well as giving the differences in healthcare methods used around the world. Moving into present times Spaude said, “The U.S. needs a healthcare policy, we do not have one.” Spaude went on to say, “The question is do you leave a large segment of the U.S. population without coverage? That is a pivotal issue. How can the uninsured or underinsured be insured? How should we have the healthy and young subsidize the less healthy? How should personal health and accountability be pursued?”

Watch above for highlights from Spaude’s presentation as well as his answer to an audience member’s question regarding the future of healthcare in America.

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