At It Again: Texas Continues To Undercut Access To Reproductive Health Care

Texas and the Trump administration could set dangerous new precedents that could undermine family planning care in Medicaid programs nationwide.

July 18, 2017

Examining Provider Bias In Health Care Through Implicit Bias Rounds

Given the national discussion of systemic racial discrimination, our call for implementing strategies that attempt to mitigate bias in medicine is timely.

July 17, 2017

Foundation Addresses Critical Need For Palliative Care Workforce And Leadership Development

Weaving palliative care into the fabric of our evolving health care system and into the community will require leaders who can develop person- and family-centered solutions, advance public policy, train clinicians, and drive sustainable system change. Read about a foundation's leadership...

July 13, 2017

Beyond ‘Repeal and Replace’: Physicians Renew The Call For Delivery System Improvement

Policymakers who are focused predominantly on how to improve the health care system by providing health insurance coverage will fail unless they simultaneously focus on transforming and modifying the delivery system.

July 12, 2017

What Larry Weed Understood About The Medical Profession: A Remembrance

There are courageous innovators in medicine who question conventional wisdom without fear. Dr. Larry Weed was one of those individuals.

July 11, 2017

Scaling Career Pathways For Entry-Level Health Care Workers

For policy makers, helping entry-level health care workers advance in their careers represents an enormous opportunity to grow the middle class while also improving the quality and efficiency of our health care system.

July 5, 2017

Transforming Tragedy Into Effective Maternal Mortality Prevention Efforts

Each year in the United States, 700 women die during pregnancy, delivery, or soon after delivering. Yet research shows that about half of those deaths may be preventable.

June 29, 2017

Growth Of ACOs And Alternative Payment Models In 2017

Since the first quarter of 2016, 138 new ACOs began operation, and 46 ACOs dropped their accountable care contracts, representing 11 percent growth.

June 28, 2017

Sounding The Alarms On Children’s Health Coverage

Buried beneath a very intense discussion on the future of adult coverage in this country has been a far more serious issue in children’s coverage many years in the making.

June 26, 2017

A New Definition Of Health Equity To Guide Future Efforts And Measure Progress

It is clear that health equity means different things to different people. While it’s not imperative that everyone define it exactly the same way, a common understanding of the core elements of health equity is essential.

June 22, 2017