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

Kenneth Thorpe | Posted 03.20.2014 | 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.

A Doctor's Advice: Take Three Questions and Call Me in the Morning

Maggie Kozel, M.D. | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics
Maggie Kozel, M.D.

Even health care professionals and policy wonks find it hard to stay ahead of all the ideas and arguments floating around healthcare these days; all the more reason to focus on the fundamentals.

Health Care Incentives Can Work

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

New York State's Medicaid program recently announced an incentive program that would pay physicians approximately $23 more per visit if the physicians incorporated electronic records.