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Available online: “A Strategy for Health Care Reform — Toward a Value-Based System”

July 13, 2009

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Volume 361:109-112 July 9, 2009 Number 2 A Strategy for Health Care Reform — Toward a Value-Based System Michael E. Porter, Ph.D. HTML full text: http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/NEJMp0904131 PDF full text: http://content.nejm.org/cgi/reprint/361/2/109.pdf

Kaiser Health Tracking Poll, June 2009

July 8, 2009

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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll, June 2009     http://www.kff.org/kaiserpolls/upload/7924.pdf

So, in case you haven’t noticed, there’s something going on in healthcare…

July 6, 2009

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A side-by-side comparison of the leading comprehensive reform proposals from the Kaiser Family Foundation: http://conyers.house.gov/_files/SidebySideComparisonofMajorHealthCareProposals.pdf

Summer Reading

July 2, 2009

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Institute of Medicine. (2001). Crossing the Quality Chasm. Washington D.C.: National Academy Press. Malcolm K. Sparrow. (2000). License to Steal–How Fraud Bleeds America’s Health Care System. Boulder: Westview Press (Perseus). Robert H. Blank and Viola Burau. (2007). Comparative Health Policy, 2nd ed. New York: Palgrave/Macmillan. Samuel Levey and N. Paul Loomba. (1984). Health Care Administration–A Managerial Perspective, 2nd […]

Readings for today

July 1, 2009

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    MICHAEL NIELSON: Is scientific publishing about to be disrupted? http://michaelnielsen.org/blog/?p=629 via CShaffer (fb via twitter) Exploring the Harmful Effects of Health Care by Charles M. Kilo; Eric B. Larson JAMA. 2009; 302:89-91. http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/reprint/302/1/89?ct State Licensure and Professional Monopolies in Medicine by Rebecca A. Harris JAMA. 2009; 302:35-a. http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/reprint/302/1/35-a?ct both via JAMA Topic Collection […]