April 9th, 2013
Mark Grube, Kenneth Kaufman and Robert York’s analysis of the decline in hospital utilization rates leads the Health Affairs Blog most-read list for March. Also on the top-ten list are articles on: the human face of hospital readmissions by Risa Lavizzo-Mourey; the impact of the Affordable Care Act by Kathleen Sebelius; the health care workforce by Thomas Daschle; and physician payment reform by Bill Frist and Steven Schroeder.
The most-read list also includes David Muhlestein’s survey of the accountable care organization landscape; Diane Archer’s discussion of the effects of concentration in the health care market, and Jesse Singer’s look at the use of electronic health records by the New York City Primary Care Information Project. Also among the top ten are Tim Jost’s article about the role of federally facilitated and partnership exchanges; and an article by Sara Rosenbaum and Joel Teitelbaum on the impact of the Essential Health Benefits rule on persons with disabilities.Read the rest of this entry »