Government & Policy

healthcare usability
By Adam Bazer 11:18 am June 30, 2017
Transforming healthcare usability must include standardization to evaluate effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction.
Republican healthcare bill

More than 33 percent of Americans, across all political parties, support a single-payer health plan for the U.S., up 5 percentage points since January 2017.

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 10:42 am June 27, 2017
57 percent of Republicans support the idea of government-sponsored Medicare and Medicaid.
healthcare costs

Health economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 06:59 am June 13, 2017
A survey found 56 percent worry about health coverage, leaving the question, what would you do if you don't have affordable health insurance?
AHCA healthcare promises from Trump

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, healthcare economist

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 04:35 pm June 08, 2017
Will the president keep his healthcare pledges made on the campaign trail?
healthcare Americans disgruntled

U.S. consumers ­– health citizens – have far higher trust equity in their healthcare providers than they do in members of Congress.

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 09:46 am May 22, 2017
Recent research points to dissatisfaction and erosion of trust between American citizens and government.

"Under the AHCA, Medicaid is at risk of losing $880 billion in funding."

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 08:49 am May 09, 2017
The $8 billion allocations proposed with the AHCA would have to cover the 17.5 million people who could lose coverage with Medicaid cuts.

Physicians and consumers alike in the U.S. are all dealing with the madness, stress, and financial un-wellness that mar health insurance and healthcare in America.

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 11:36 am April 25, 2017
Whether the doctor or patient is a Democrat, Independent, or Republican, the numbers are clear that people think healthcare coverage is important for all.
Lygeia Ricciardi social media
By Lygeia Ricciardi 09:09 am March 06, 2017
Lygeia Ricciardi's advice for leadership, and social media, in a time of political uncertainty around the Affordable Care Act and the fate of health reform in America. 

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO John Halamka, MD

By John Halamka, MD 11:53 am March 01, 2017
At a pivotal moment for healthcare, it's time to reform regulatory approaches, improve access to data for care coordination and establish a national patient ID, says John Halamka, MD, who offers some perspective to CMS and ONC on the future of MACRA, interoperability and more.  

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, healthcare economist

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 09:46 am February 27, 2017
Results of two polls published in the past week, from the Kaiser Family Foundation and Pew Research Center, demonstrate growing support for the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.

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