New delivery models will solve the cost crisis

This week’s question for the Washington Post Health Care Rx blog was: Has Congress done enough to constrain long-term, health care spending growth? What cost containment strategies would you advocate pursuing? My response, New delivery models will solve the cost crisis, below: I was again reminded at last week’s Partner’s Connected Health Conference about how much potential…

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Learning from Singapore and Switzerland

So this week’s question from the Washington Post RX Blog was: Which country has the best health-care system and why? Can the U.S. follow its model? My response — Learning from Singapore, Switzerland — is below. To realize the goals of providing increased access while maintaining fiscal responsibility, we have to dramatically change how we…

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Personal Accountability

So this week’s question from the Washington Post RX Blog was:The Senate Finance Committee passed a bill containing its version of the health-care overhaul. Are you satisfied with this bill? What does it miss?My response is below.   There’s a long road ahead for health-care reform — five bills to be merged and countless hours…

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