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.
January 14, 2010 | Commentary
"Play-or-pay" presents employers with a choice: purchase health insurance policies for their workers or pay a penalty, in the form of a payroll tax. This practice perspective argues that "play-or-pay" rules will create an unfair distribution of health insurance subsidies.
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.