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You Think Financing U.S. Health Care Is Bizarre? Check Out 340B Drug Pricing - Forbes

Guest post written by Uwe Reinhardt

Mr. Reinhardt is the James Madison Professor of Political Economy at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.

Ms. Sally Pipes’ latest post is the… 1,348 more words

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McDonald: VA needs unprecedented cultural change - Fierce Government

Fixing the Veterans Affairs Department will take an unprecedented culture change in the agency, but it will give the VA an opportunity to overhaul the failing system, newly-confirmed VA Secretary Robert McDonald said at an Aug. 285 more words

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Pay rises for hospital execs, led by UMass Memorial chief - Business - The Boston Globe

The departing chief of UMass Memorial Health Care in Worcester earned $4.8 million in 2012, topping the list of Massachusetts hospital executives who received healthy increases in seven-figure pay packages — even as they faced growing pressure to bring costs under control. 740 more words

Improving Health Care for Veterans — A Watershed Moment for the VA - New England Journal of Medicine


Dave A. Chokshi, M.D.

N Engl J Med 2014; 371:297-299July 24, 2014DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1406868

On May 30, Eric Shinseki resigned as secretary of veterans affairs (VA), taking ultimate responsibility for the falsification of records of veterans’ wait times for medical appointments. 1,128 more words

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Turning big data into better health outcomes

I was recently interviewed for an article entitled Turning big data into better health outcomes in FCW: The Business of Federal Technology .  You can read it here

VA Secretary Nominee Views IT as Key to VA Reform - Nextgov

By Bob Brewin

July 23, 2014

Robert McDonald, the former Procter & Gamble chief executive and President Barack Obama’s pick to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, has been strongly endorsed by all members of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. 642 more words

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A New VA Secretary Is Just One Step on a Long Road to Reform - Defense One

By Molly O’Toole

July 22, 2014

This story has been updated.

The easiest part about the job of the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs may be getting it. 1,123 more words

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