In "The Push for the Summit: Creating Health Care's New Terrain," we now set our sights on frontiers and summits yet to come.
January 19, 2011 | Commentary
Short hospital stays, rehospitalizations and transitions among health care settings have become increasingly common. Financial policy changes should be implemented to incentivize longer hospital stays and better-coordinated post-discharge care.
February 10, 2010 | Commentary
Community-based participatory research (CBPR) has emerged in the last decades as a transformative research paradigm that bridges the gap between science and practice through community engagement and social action to increase health equity. The authors of this study identify the barriers and challenges within the intervention and implementation of CBPR.
March 1, 2009 | Commentary
The potential of health information technology (IT) to transform health care delivery has spurred health IT adoption and will likely contribute to increased investments in coming years.
February 20, 2008 | Commentary
De facto racial segregation is a widespread characteristic of the U.S. health care system. This commentary reviews the economic circumstances facing health care providers that treat African-American patients. The author describes models for providing assistance to underfunded organizations.