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Making our Measurements of Health and Health Care Measure up

Reading the Institute of Medicine report “Vital Signs: Core Metrics for Health and Health Care Progress” gave me a sense of fresh hope. Anyone who has attended a hospital quality committee meeting recognizes that we are drowning in data. 619 more words

Healthcare Quality

What can we do to save the NHS ?.

An NHS tax.

Either spending will have to be drastically increased, or costs drastically cut, or there will have to be further reorganisation.

The NHS is one of our most cherished institutions. 277 more words

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Myths and reality about Medicare and Medicaid

A pair of recent studies use evidence to challenge two widely held beliefs, namely that undocumented immigrants are draining the Medicare trust fund and Medicaid provides poor quality medical care.

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The ACA, ACOs and Health System Reform 5 Years Later

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH

In the relentless sound byte and laughable misrepresentation of facts proffered by ideologues intent upon diluting if not repealing the ACA, one consistent voice of reason and evidence mindfulness is that presented by the cogent and thoughtful reflections on the indicia of ACA implementation courtesy of ‘team Commonwealth Fund’ aka… 397 more words

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Think You've Got Good Health Insurance? Think Again

You’ve worked hard to get where you are. You have your dream job with a full benefits package, including healthcare all taken care of, right? But did you read the fine print? 770 more words

Affordable Care Act

Study Shows People With Obamacare Plans Like Their Plans

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