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Lawmakers Have a Drug Pricing Solution Right in Front of Them

October 4, 2021

As Congress continues to deliberate on drug pricing proposals that many would call extreme, even radical – empowering the federal government to set prices instead of having prices negotiated in … Continued


The Problematic Push to Slow Medicare Advantage’s Positive Health Impact

September 23, 2021

In the complex deliberations on Capitol Hill to assemble a social spending package that can pass both houses, one of the prominent proposals being discussed is the expansion of Medicare … Continued


Addressing Children’s Behavioral Health Through School Telehealth Programs

August 25, 2021

Children are the future, however what does the future hold for our children? The CDC estimates that as many as one out of five children experience a mental disorder in … Continued


Looking at Physician Training Through a Wide(r) Angle Lens

July 27, 2021

Historically medical school curricula have, for the most part, revolved around the actual practice of medicine and not the business aspects that will also affect a physician’s work life and … Continued


Improving Patient Care by Applying Lessons Learned from a Pandemic

May 19, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic and its social distancing requirements have necessitated changes in the delivery of healthcare over the past 14 months.  As we begin to transition back to normalcy, policymakers … Continued


Merck for Mothers Continues to Advance Maternal Health Equity

April 30, 2021

In a nation where Black women are disproportionately impacted by maternal mortality; Merck for Mothers has committed to understanding women’s experiences in order to improve the quality of maternity care. … Continued


The Extraordinary Pandemic Efforts You Didn’t See

March 19, 2021

America is well aware of the heroic work performed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic by physicians, nurses and other front line healthcare professionals, tirelessly handling a rapidly escalating number of cases … Continued


An Innovative Approach in Minnesota to Close the Gap Between Mental Health Needs and Treatment

February 25, 2021

It has always been important to improve access to treatment for mental health and substance use disorders.  Now it’s imperative. Even before the arrival of COVID-19, national numbers raised serious … Continued


Enhance and Expand Access to Vaccines

September 16, 2020

With progress continuing on development of a vaccine for COVID-19, conversations are taking place over the best strategies for distributing a vaccine, once approved, to millions of Americans.  In the … Continued


On the Precipice of a Major Stride in Healthcare Progress

August 13, 2020

It actually seems elementary when you think about it.  To deliver the best possible and most cost-efficient care to patients, particularly those with complex chronic conditions, it is essential for … Continued