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Don't Rush to Judgment: Medical Homes Can Improve Outcomes, Save Lives

Kenneth Thorpe | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics
Kenneth Thorpe

When it comes to health care and decisions that affect the well-being of millions of Americans, immediacy shouldn't guide reforms or drive policy changes. It's prudent to assess research-grabbing headlines by taking a deep breath, maintaining a sense of perspective and not jumping to hasty conclusions.

Steal This Idea: How to Solve our Wicked Health Care Challenge

Daniel Dworkin | Posted 12.14.2013 | Business
Daniel Dworkin

Imagine a scenario in which teams from different hospitals within a single region competed to achieve the best health outcomes at the lowest cost, shared their experiences in virtual roundtables, and earned rewards for applying peer tested best practices.

Addressing HIV/AIDS in 2013 and Beyond: Why the Future Demands Its Integration Into the Chronic Diseases Spectrum

Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick | Posted 11.04.2013 | Impact
Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick

Integrating HIV disease management into our conversations about and strategies for addressing chronic diseases would be a public health game changer -- not only medically, but socially.

Berwick's Exit from Medicare a Loss of a Brother-in-the-Trenches for Integrative Medicine

John Weeks | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics
John Weeks

The forced exit of Don Berwick, MD as administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services was a double whammy for the emerging field of integrative medicine.

Medicaid: A Lifeline Under Attack

Rishi Manchanda | Posted 08.13.2011 | Politics
Rishi Manchanda

Instead of trying to improve health care and help those in need, some are debating ways to take the lifeline of Medicaid away from seniors, the disabled, low-income adults and children. That's a prescription for disaster.

Health Care Innovation in Rural New York

James R. Knickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
James R. Knickman

In this era of health care reform, many of us aspire to harvest the opportunities not only to expand coverage, but also to transform how care is delivered.

Just Plain Tired: The Professor's Tale

D. Brad Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
D. Brad Wright

A professor's journey to diagnose and treat the source of his fatigue demonstrates the challenges patients face in navigating the health care system -- even with a medical home.