This week, Julie Creswell and Reed Abelson published an interesting piece in the New York Times about how the war between hospital chains puts doctors
A Happy Day: Supreme Court upholds health care reform law granting broad access through mostly free-market mechanisms, and I am $1 richer
This morning, the United States Supreme Court made its landmark decision to uphold the health care reform law. I am very happy about it
I choose to be an optimist. I can visualize a health care system that is better than the one we have. A system where we
Improving health care requires convincing people to make changes. Changing a care process begins with changing the minds of the people involved in that process.
There is a popular adage for information technology professionals: “Don’t pave the cow paths.” I recently worked with a client from Texas, and they were
If the mandate is a tax, it becomes constitutional. The politically inconvenient argument could provide a way out for the Supreme Court.
In a recent blog post, I attempted to summarize the legal arguments behind the debate about the constitutionality of the health care reform law —
Trinity Health and BCBSM sign contract to invest in infrastructure for clinical integration and population management
Trinity Health – Michigan and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) recently announced that they signed a three and a half year agreement under which
Is current low trend in health care cost growth due only to recession? Ken Kaufman suggests that 5 other factors may be contributing.
In a very interesting recent post to the Health Affairs blog, Ken Kaufman challenges the widely repeated assertion that the current low level of health