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For the past two years, Health Affairs has published blog posts arising from the Center for Healthcare Management’s forums, held in Berlin. These events are unlike a typical conference—more conversation than presentation, and more participation by various actors in the health care sector than...
Nearly four years ago, three foundations around the country set out to engage primary care providers in promoting the relationship of good oral health to overall health and to gain their support for an efficient and effective delivery framework. What are the outcomes and lessons learned from...
As has been widely reported, President-elect Donald Trump has put forward the names of Tom Price for Secretary of Health and Human Services and Seema Verma for Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The Trump Administration could take steps---under existing legislative authority---to broaden the longstanding definition of “community benefit” spending to promote fuller community-wide health improvement partnerships between tax-exempt hospitals and the communities they serve.
We believe the bill’s potential benefits and modestly enhanced funding for scientific advancement are far outweighed by the increased risk of patient harm, and added pressure on the FDA to rush new products to market without adequate evidence.
Participation in youth sports can help reduce obesity, improve self-confidence, and develop critical social skills. But participation doesn’t come cheap and not all children get to play.
Read about comings and goings at foundations across the country, as well as honors received by a number of staffers.
There is a way forward for behavioral health performance measurement strategies that psychiatrists, agency directors, payers, and providers should consider as they enter into VBP arrangements.