Government & Policy

"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.
digital health HIMSS17 #HCLDR
By Lygeia Ricciardi 02:42 pm January 24, 2017
Explore this topic before HIMSS17 during the Jan. 31 #HCLDR chat. 

Health economist Jane Sarahohn-Kahn

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 11:28 am January 23, 2017
Access to healthcare is underpinned in large part on a health consumer’s access to information about available health care services, their location, price, and if the patient is very fortunate to glean, quality.
Trump PwC

Health economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 12:34 pm December 22, 2016
'PwC is placing a strategic bet that healthcare in America will continue to move to value-based payment and outcomes will continue to evolve in the U.S. under a President Trump. It's a sound bet.'
nursing ethical profession

This is what we know we know at this moment of health politics: that our providers are trusted, and that our politicians are not.

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 12:06 pm December 22, 2016
Nurses, pharmacists, doctors rank highest on the honest and ethics in U.S. professions for 2016.

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn: Economist, communicator and trend weaver

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 12:23 pm December 12, 2016
President-elect Trump wants to bring down drug prices

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