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Patients Need Personalized, Not Generic, Health Advice

A new survey shows that patients with chronic conditions often feel the information they receive from their healthcare team is too generic and therefore not as useful as it could be.
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Why Innovative Employers Invest in Worksite Healthcare

Worksite healthcare can help employees be healthier, more productive, and are more present on the job. It can also help lower healthcare costs.
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Observations on the U.S. Healthcare System at the End of 2017

Here are some observations about how we got into this mess and some suggestions about what we can do to make U.S. Healthcare better moving forward.
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Why Premium Support for Medicare is a Bad Idea

Proposals that would change Medicare into a voucher program, also termed premium support, will harm the popular program and the people who rely on it.
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How Trump Accidentally Created Some Great Obamacare Bargains

Silver plan price hikes due to CSR subsidy threats led to an increase in premium subsidies for other plans sometimes decreasing consumer payments to zero!
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What Should You Do if Your Top Performer Is Toxic?

Not only do toxic employees violate a company's values, they also have a financial cost that can be calculated and shared with others in the organization to help spur action.
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Workplace Safety Precautions Every Employee Should Know

Workplace hazards can take many forms. One way to avoid workplace safety hazards is to follow the strict safety guidelines outlined in your employee manual.
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Whose Fault Is It If Work Makes Us Sick?

In the absence of genuine viable alternatives to working, can we charge employers and the systems that create work to pay for our healthcare?
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Apparently Nobody in Healthcare Trusts Each Other

There's no trust anywhere when it comes to healthcare-a new survey shows that hospital systems & doctors don't trust health plans & plans don't trust them.
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Dr. Robert Pearl’s 4 Pillars of Healthcare Transformation

In his book, Mistreated, Dr. Robert Pearl, the former Executive Director and CEO of the Permanente Medical Group, lays out his vision of how to transform healthcare.
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When Insurers Save, Patients and Doctors Pay

As insurers ratchet up utilization management, doctors' paperwork burden increases and patients must jump through endless administrative hoops to access care.
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How To Get Lower Drug Prices Now and In The Future

Insured patients' share of drug costs has continued to increase, but there are some strategies that they can use to get lower prices.