September 17, 2012
Program Results Report
The FRESH-Thinking project at Stanford University, directed by Victor Fuchs and Ezekiel Emanuel, sponsored a series of meetings in 2007–10 that addressed policy options essential to all health reform proposals.
August 13, 2012
Tobacco cessation programs are proven to have a high return on investment, despite chronic underfunding.
July 17, 2014
Study finds architecture, interior design, and other physical aspects of their work environments can enhance early-career nurses’ job satisfaction—and it has implications for better patient health outcomes and reducing costs.
July 14, 2014
Athenahealth is assessing the ACA’s impact on provider access, patient financial obligation, health status of new patients, physician revenue cycle, and provider reimbursement.
July 1, 2012
In her July 2012 message, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey examines the challenges that confront the nation in the aftermath of the Supreme Court's landmark ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act.
We believe that by expanding preventive care, health coverage, and health-oriented policy change, we can reduce health care costs and help all Americans live longer and healthier lives.
June 1, 2012
This study found that more in-person contacts were more likely than others to build trusting relationships with patients and providers, improve patient adherence to care plans, and address additional needs and barriers that entirely telephonic contacts had been unable to identify.
June 26, 2014
The risk corridor program has proven to be one of the more controversial aspects of the ACA with critics, including a number of Republicans in Congress, characterizing the program as an insurer bailout.
June 26, 2014
Patients with depression cost the healthcare system millions annually—and their doctors are unaware of their condition. A project in Michigan demonstrates how to fill this critical gap.
June 25, 2014
This NJTV town hall discussion looks at ways New Jerseyans are pioneering to cut health care costs and improve overall access to primary health care.