Too much contracting may mean that the organization loses the capacity to manage contractors. When that happens, no one inside the government knows what the contractor does. If you don't know how to build a web site, how do you manage a contract that pays a company to build a site?
In the radio version of Father Knows Best, the patriarch was an arrogant potentate. He would say, for example, "What a bunch of stupid children I have!" That is how Republicans have always regarded workers. Now they've revealed they feel the same way about CEOs.
When Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines a week ago, the destruction was swift, total and unsparing--showing the disproportionate impact o...
When it comes to health care, we quite honestly don't know what to think. Or rather, we don't know what our health care strategy would be if we ever wanted to or had to go back to the U.S.
The future of health care, according to Wired, will be built on three pillars -- data, technology, and design.
When a majority of all American fourth and eighth grade public school students can't read or do math at grade level, including almost three quarters of Black and Latino students, we are continuing to allow a system that serves and saves just a few children and starves many others.
The biggest myth of the Obamacare debate goes like this: The failures of Obamacare prove that the government can't be trusted to run our health care system.
When somebody says 'mHealth' or mobile health, there can be a tendency to think primarily of fitness wristbands and lifestyle apps to monitor weight, count calories or record the number of steps taken.
PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you. It's been six weeks since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's new marketplace has been open for business. A...
"We're just gently nudging younger people into seeing how beneficial the new health care system is," says Health and Human Services/Biological Havoc spokesperson Alan Kollop.
Guest Blog Post by: Ash Rogers Opening access to Family Planning is the most powerful tool the world has for increasing child survival, decreasing ma...
Obama's move to allow people to keep their current insurance plans for a year, as long as they are told that they may be able to get better coverage at a lower cost from the new exchanges, is smart politics with little likely policy damage. That is exactly why Republicans are likely to balk.
I worked hard for a lot of years and genuinely enjoyed working. But I have to say that I enjoy not working even more. I see friends, exercise every day, read whole books, and when I feel tired I take a nap. All in all it's a pretty nice life, except for the part where I have lung cancer.
I steadily unloaded what had felt like a permanent weight off my shoulders and into my doctor's hands. With him managing my treatment, other doctors, and making sure I would never have to spend hours explaining myself before getting emergency treatment -- I could have a life again.
Many lifelong Republicans like me have seen our party co-opted by an extreme minority and turned into something we no longer recognize.
Ultimately, both HealthCare.gov and Medicare Part D provide Americans with the health care they need and did not have access to before. However, it's important to focus on results.