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How Do You Measure Quality in Health Care?

“Patient-Centered Care” Matthew Hayward & Sachin Jain “That which is essential is invisible to the eyes.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince.[1] As someone who leads an integrated health care delivery system, this is a question I frequently find myself asking. The obvious answer, of course, is to develop measurements based on treatment protocols.… Read More »

Obama Alums Tell Health Insurance Lobby “Medicare For All” Won’t Happen – MAPLight.org

This story was produced in conjunction with Tarbell.org, a Philadelphia-based investigative news site. A decade after the nation’s biggest health insurance lobby spent more than $ 100 million on a campaign to defeat President Barack Obama’s signature health care reform law, Obama’s former top strategist told the organization’s executives that “Medicare for All” likely won’t… Read More »

How Florida’s Plan To Import Medicine From Canada Could Work : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Gov. Ron DeSantis signed Florida’s prescription drug importation program into law last week at The Villages, a large retirement community outside Orlando. Florida Governor’s Press Office hide caption toggle caption Florida Governor’s Press Office In Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill last week that, if federal authorities give it their go-ahead… Read More »

What we learned from John Singleton: Why Black men need to get serious about their health

Getty Images When the news broke in April that filmmaker John Singleton had died from a stroke, at only 51 years old, fans and colleagues were shocked by the untimely and completely unexpected loss. In the wake of this tragedy, we’ve since found out that a number of other celebrated Black men are dying from… Read More »