IPAB Repeal: Why It Continues to Matter

April 25, 2013

Defense of the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) has grown weak with time.  It was once hailed as a mechanism that would put real teeth into the effort to reduce … Continued

National Healthcare Decisions Day Spotlights Advance Directives

April 16, 2013

Each April 16, the Healthcare Leadership Council joins organizations across the nation in raising awareness of the importance of advance care planning.  Of course, this is an issue with year-round … Continued

Dr. Noseworthy Meets the Press

April 11, 2013

In a week that has featured the back-and-forth crossfire between pundits and lawmakers over budget priorities, it was refreshing to have a genuine healthcare expert, Mayo Clinic President and CEO … Continued

The Sequester and Lessons About Health Spending Cuts

April 4, 2013

A post by Sarah Kliff on the Washington Post’s Wonkblog site is getting a lot of attention this morning.  She reported that cancer clinics across the country are turning away … Continued