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Kenneth Davis
Dr. Davis is CEO and President of Mount Sinai Health System.

Entries by Kenneth Davis

The Bitter Facts of Sweet Drinks

(4) Comments | Posted November 4, 2014 | 3:09 PM

By Kenneth L. Davis and Ronald Tamler

You may feel it would be un-American to ban large servings of sugared sodas or even to tax them. But allow us to explain why Mayor Bill de Blasio is wise to revive the Bloomberg administration's effort to impose such restrictions, and why...

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A Voucher-Based System for Medicare Is Not a Solution for Health Care

(47) Comments | Posted October 8, 2012 | 8:54 AM

Turning Medicare into a voucher-based system is not a solution for our seniors or what ails our health care system in this country. With over 100,000 visits to Mount Sinai last year by Medicare beneficiaries, I am acutely aware and concerned about the changes that are being proposed to the...

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The Affordable Care Act, Practically Speaking

(1) Comments | Posted July 30, 2012 | 6:21 PM

Amidst all the posturing and second guessing about whether the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is constitutional, a tax or bad policy, some important issues are getting short changed.

The ACA is without question the most sweeping piece of social welfare legislation since the New Deal....

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