Blog


An Expert Look at 2018 Healthcare Trends and Their Potential Impact

February 8, 2018

President and CEO of Premier healthcare alliance, Susan DeVore, discusses her predictions of what 2018 will bring in a Health Affairs article.  Ms. DeVore, a member and former chair of … Continued


The Healthcare Jobs Concern

December 3, 2013

The October jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed unemployment inching up from 7.2 percent in the September report to 7.3 percent today.  That, however, wasn’t the most … Continued


Good News on the Workforce Front

December 7, 2011

There are numerous concerns these days about the nation’s supply of medical professionals to meet America’s growing elderly population as well as the millions of citizens who will gain health … Continued


The Medicaid X Factor

October 28, 2011

As a study published in Health Affairs this week points out, anyone who believes they have a handle on what will happen when Medicaid undergoes an unprecedented expansion this decade … Continued


A New Look at Healthcare Access

August 22, 2011

When we talk about people who don’t have access to healthcare, there’s a natural assumption that it’s because they can’t afford it.  A new study shows that’s not necessarily the … Continued


Change to: The Debate We Need

August 12, 2011

The Republican presidential candidates who participated in last night’s Iowa debate put on quite an interesting, as well as entertaining, show.  With political analysts pointing out that this weekend’s Ames … Continued


Health Reform and Academic Medical Centers

April 1, 2011

Dr. Herb Pardes, the president and chief executive officer of New York-Presbyterian Hospital (and a member of the Healthcare Leadership Council), spoke yesterday at the National Press Club and made a … Continued


The Deficit Commission and Healthcare

November 11, 2010

The Washington Post and New York Times are ablaze today with top-of-the-page headlines about the proposals being made by the co-chairs of President Obama’s bipartisan commission on deficit reduction.  There … Continued


NPR Looks At the Nation’s Primary Care Challenge

August 27, 2010

Our country’s shortage of primary care physicians is going to be felt more acutely in the years to come, as a result of both health reform – which will bring … Continued


More Warning Calls about Physician Shortages

July 21, 2010

Yesterday, the Arkansas surgeon general told a state legislative committee that the state’s physician shortage would be worsening once health reform is implemented.  Dr. Joe Thompson testified that 80 to … Continued