In "The Push for the Summit: Creating Health Care's New Terrain," we now set our sights on frontiers and summits yet to come.
May 8, 2013 | Feature
Newly released federal data shows pricing for common inpatient procedures varies greatly, and allows consumers to see how hospital charges in their area compare nationally and regionally for the same procedure.
July 25, 2011 | Commentary
Commentary from John Lumpkin, senior vice president and director of the Health Care Group at RWJF, highlights the power of transparency to transform health care.
June 27, 2012 | Commentary
Electronic health records have the power to transform health care but they must be more than just electronic versions of current paper records.
January 9, 2012 | Commentary, Journal Article
In the medical home model of primary care, improving job satisfaction is possible?with the right investments.
January 1, 2010 | Commentary
This commentary examines the role of nursing in shaping health reform. The authors briefly examine the traditional lack of nursing input into health policy and discuss the goals of the newly formed Nursing Alliance for Quality Reform.
December 17, 2009 | Commentary
The major reform proposals' intent to increase coverage may address some of the racial and ethnic disparities that continue to exist in the U.S. health care system. With so much focus on national health reform, this article reminds readers of both the challenges of and opportunities for equity in its implementation.
February 26, 2009 | Commentary
This article by researchers at the Dartmouth Atlas examines the rapid growth in health care costs in the United States, and suggests the use of information from regions with low growth in costs to find solutions to the problem.