If you or your loved ones have chronic health conditions ranging from asthma to cancer, you have probably been waiting with some anticipation for the Oct...
How Hunger Strains Our Health Care System
Hunger exists in every community and is contributing to the rise in preventable chronic conditions and rising healthcare costs, especially for seniors. To address it, we’ll need a holistic approach.
Why are doctors burned out? Our health care system is a complicated web
In a survey of physicians, overhauling electronic health record systems led the list of recommendations for decreasing dissatisfaction and burnout.
How Our Health-Care System Is Feeding the Obesity Epidemic
Another 11 Reasons Why Our Health Care System Is Broken
Completely fed up with the current health care system, Joanthan Govette, Founder of Referral MD shares 11 reasons why our health care system is broken.
How our health care system makes ER doctors addiction enablers
Emergency room doctors feel like addiction enablers because the health care system is limited by tight budgets, politics and scarce resources.
Why Doesn't Our Health-Care System Cover Dental?
April is oral health month in Canada. Ads remind us to book an appointment with our dentist for a regular dental exam and to get our teeth cleaned by a dental hygienist. But in Canada's private dental...
“How our health care system makes ER doctors addiction enablers”
Commentary from the Chicago Tribune: I do ask every alcoholic if he or she is ready to quit, as one of the central tenets of recovery is that the alcoholic has to want to quit. But 9 times out of 1…
What do we want our health care system to look like?
We have to start to work together to create an idealized manifestation of the vision of this best practice for health care for our country, our patients, and ourselves.
Has racism found a way into our health care system?
Health care organizations must be held accountable for the data that screams out that blacks and other minorities are not receiving equal treatment.
The Costs of Not Caring: How to Fix Our Broken Mental Health Care System
By Shani Dowd, Director, Culture InSight, at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and Dr. Nicholas Covino, President of William James College The mental health system in our country is broken, but this comes as no surprise to many Americans. We've talked for years about redeveloping the mental health system, refocusing our attention on mental health and picking up the fragments left behind after the deinstitutionalization…
A Doctor's View On How Our Health Care System Is Failing Older Americans And How We Can Fix It
Andy Lazris, MD, is a practicing primary care physician who experiences the effects of Medicare policy on a daily basis. As a result, he believes that the
Heritage Expert: Expanding What Didn’t Work in Obamacare Hurts Our Health Care System
Lawmakers today unveiled a bill that would broadly expand Obamacare’s regulations while reversing several Trump administration policies that have helped improve coverage choices and lower costs for Americans. The Heritage Foundation’s Marie Fishpaw, director of domestic policy studies, offered the following response:
Our health care system takes advantage of patients and we doctors should be doing a lot more to...
Some of the greatest pleasures in life get better with age: wine and cheese to name a few. The human body, however, does not. The aggregation of a...
How to Make Our Crazy, Expensive, Amazing, and Uneven Health Care System Better Faster
From a whirlwind synthesis of the state of the U.S. health care system, a provocative thought starter for how to improve it.
The Pulse: Can Legislators Fix What's Broken With Our Mental Health Care System?
What’s broken about Rhode Island’s mental health system and what would it take to fix the problems?
Why Our Health Care Lets Prices Run Wild
Of all the oddities of the U.S. health care system, one stands out: we spend far more on health care per person than other industrialized nations yet have no better health outcomes. Understanding why isn't easy.
What we learned at our health care summit
Who knew an event based on the health care-changing mouthful known as “value-based payments” would enthrall an audience of more than 400? (OK, we did.) But the subjects that our all-star panelists examined have relevance to all.
Why not turn our health care disaster into an opportunity?
Nudge the chronically unemployed moochers to provide free care to the chronically ill misfits, in the comfort of their artificially intelligent homes.
How Big Data Will Customize Our Health Care
Data is the future of health. Advances in wearables, like the Apple Watch, and other monitoring tools will bring new meaning to the term, “self aware.”