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

July 13, 2009


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: PDF full text:

Kaiser Health Tracking Poll, June 2009

July 8, 2009


Kaiser Health Tracking Poll, June 2009

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

July 6, 2009


A side-by-side comparison of the leading comprehensive reform proposals from the Kaiser Family Foundation:

Summer Reading

July 2, 2009


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


    MICHAEL NIELSON: Is scientific publishing about to be disrupted? via CShaffer (fb via twitter) Exploring the Harmful Effects of Health Care by Charles M. Kilo; Eric B. Larson JAMA. 2009; 302:89-91. State Licensure and Professional Monopolies in Medicine by Rebecca A. Harris JAMA. 2009; 302:35-a. both via JAMA Topic Collection […]