This past month on the Health Affairs Blog, Harvard Business School guru Michael Porter and Elizabeth Olmsted Teisberg weighed in on the debate surrounding their book and prescription for health reform, Redefining Health Care. Other most-read blog posts looked at Medicare payment, cost containment, biotech, children’s health insurance, and more. We welcome your continued comments.

To receive immediately updated headlines from the Health Affairs Blog, you can grab our blog RSS feed for your reader, or you may syndicate the feed on your Web site (all blog content is free access). Or you may sign up for e-mail alerts. Here are the top 10 most-read posts for March. 

  1. HEALTH REFORM: Redefining Health Care
    by Michael E. Porter and Elizabeth Olmsted Teisberg
  2. MEDICARE: Can We Reform the SGR to Control Spending?
    by Gail R. Wilensky
  3. COSTS: Health Spending to Double by 2016: Government Share to Reach 50 Percent
    by Jane Hiebert-White
  4. BIOTECH: The Business of Biotechnology and Biotech Bashing
    by James C. Robinson
  5. TECH: Can Health Care Learn From Other Industries?
    by Mark Smith
  6. REFORM: 5 Steps to Improve the President’s Plan
    by Len Burman, Jason Furman, Greg Leisterson, and Bob Williams (Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center)
  7. MEDICARE: A Model of Special Interest Legislation
    by Harry Cain
  8. REFORM: From Magic Bullets to Silver BBs: Getting Serious About Cost Containment by Rob Cunningham
  9. NURSES: 7 Myths About the Nursing Shortage
    by Linda Aiken
  10. SCHIP: Georgia On My Mind
    by Sarah Dine
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