In "The Push for the Summit: Creating Health Care's New Terrain," we now set our sights on frontiers and summits yet to come.
September 17, 2012 | Feature/Topic
Browse research, insight and analysis on key issues affecting health and health care in the United States.
February 1, 2011 | Commentary
State Health Access Reform (SHARE) projects help build an evidence-based resource for health reform at the state level.
February 10, 2010 | Commentary
Restructuring the U.S. health care delivery system to provide the kind of coordinated, patient-centered care that high-quality medical care organizations are now achieving will require new organizational arrangements, strong primary care and effective team performance.
December 15, 2010 | Commentary
To bridge the gap between supply and demand for primary care providers, nurses must be permitted to practice to their fullest capacity.
December 2, 2010 | Commentary
The United States has extremely costly health care relative to countries with national health insurance because of the role of special interests in the American political system and because of a lack of emphasis on redistribution of resources.
May 12, 2010 | Commentary
Economist Victor Fuchs, Ph.D., outlines what distinguishes health care from other goods and services and why we should be concerned about rising health care expenditures.
December 23, 2009 | Commentary
Focus on prevention and wellness programs.
August 23, 2011 | Commentary
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey delivers keynote at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Health Equity Summit.
July 2, 2008 | Commentary
This paper explores the concept of accountable care systems (ACS), which may help improve the quality and care provided by physicians and hospitals in the United States. The authors offer several suggestions for implementing these organizational structures.
March 1, 2007 | Commentary
Some advocates of health care reform argue for a single-payer system, while others prefer reliance on the market and insurance subsidies. This article suggests that a hybrid approach has the potential to achieve both universal coverage and improved efficiency.
March 25, 2009 | Issue Brief/Commentary
Covering America: A Timely Reprise