Viewpoints

Opinion and analysis on managing care from experts and KOLs

FRANÇOIS DE BRANTES
20 years after To Err is Human was published, why hasn’t more been done?
TRISHAN PANCH, MD, MPH
Years ago, my staff and I pored over handwritten notes and unsigned prescriptions in order to address patients with chronic diseases. For the first time, we were using data to determine patients’ needs and deploying our clinical resources to meet those needs—before the patients suffered complications…
JON FRIEDMAN, MD, FAST
F​irst the good news: For employers and other health care payers, the medical cost trend this year will be, as it has been for the past several years, relatively stable.  But now for that other, less desirable variety of news: The medical cost trend continues to grow at 6%, which is faster than…
TASHFEEN EKRAM, MD
More than 2,000 retail clinics have made their entry into the healthcare market as giants including CVS, Walgreens. and Walmart have become key players in the industry. The services they offer are meeting consumers’ growing demand for immediate and easy access to care. This is putting pressure on…

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