The Week’s Most Interesting Healthcare Reading (that you might have missed)

February 25, 2011

We’re going to start something new on Prognosis this week.  It strikes me that, each week, there is an avalanche of news about not only new policy developments in healthcare … Continued

The Extent of Defensive Medicine

February 18, 2011

Some more interesting information has come to light on the issue of medical liability reform. At the annual meeting this week of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, a new … Continued

Innovation Nation: Recognizing the Benefits of Innovation in Health Care

February 18, 2011

Yesterday, the Disruptive Women in Health Care blog released its latest e-book, Innovation Nation:  Recognizing the Benefits of Innovation in Health Care.  It’s a compilation of recent blog posts, bringing … Continued

Just Saying It’s So Doesn’t Make It So

February 15, 2011

Now that gasoline is over three dollars a gallon, I wince a little every time I fill up my car.  It would be nice to have the power to simply … Continued

Medical Liability Reform and Lawyerly Logic

February 11, 2011

As the House Judiciary Committee works toward the passage of medical liability reform legislation, the nation’s trial lawyers – who, of course, have the most to lose if tort reform … Continued

Employers, Wellness And The Value of Carrots

February 10, 2011

We’ve learned this week that employers are making greater use of carrots – no, not the vegetables that improve your eyesight, but rather financial incentives – to encourage employees to … Continued

Bringing Private Sector Innovation to Federal Health Reform Efforts

February 3, 2011

There’s no question that, if we’re ever to have effective health reform in this country, improving our healthcare delivery system has to come through a public-private partnership. One of the … Continued