By Joel Cohen PhD & David Meyers MD – The new Administration has made protecting and expanding access to quality, affordable healthcare one of its top priorities. This commitment will require policy decisions on critical issues ranging from expanding access to health insurance to healthcare inequities.Read More
By Jeffrey Brady MD MPH & David Meyers MD – Last March, during national Patient Safety Awareness Week 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a pandemic. As we commemorate PSAW 2021—an annual event organized by our partners at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement — we celebrate the healthcare professionals who worked tirelessly this year to ensure the safety of patients.
By Gopal Khanna MBA – What does a digital revolution mean for patient health? How will investments in data and technology transform the way healthcare is delivered in the United States? What new research and scientific evidence do we need to improve the delivery of care?
HHS and its agencies share their annual reports and 2020 year in reviews. Like everything in healthcare in 2020, COVID took center stage, but agencies did continue their missions and initiatives.
By Jeffrey Brady MD MPH – Questions are the answer—a simple concept that can apply to so many areas of our lives, but none more important than our healthcare. Through an ongoing collaboration with AHRQ, Google is piloting a new online tool to help patients plan for medical visits.
By Gopal Khanna MBA & Joel Cohen PhD – As COVID-19 has continued its unrelenting advance across the Nation, urgent questions have confronted an often overwhelmed healthcare system: How many hospital beds are available in different locations around the country? How many are currently occupied? What is the capacity of hospitals to provide ICU and ventilator care?
By Gopal Khanna MBA & Jeffrey Brady MD MPH – As we seek to develop a national healthcare system that delivers true 21st century care, we are confronted by a COVID-19 pandemic that has identified numerous challenges. Among the most important: the need to provide correct diagnoses.
By Gopal Khanna, MBA & Chris Dymek, Ed.D – As we look at today’s rapidly changing healthcare ecosystem, one thing is clear: innovations in digital technology have enormous potential for improving patient care. But equally true is the reality that implementing these advances—
By Gopal Khanna MBA & Caren Ginsberg PhD – “Nothing about me, without me.” This adage—coined by a patient advocate in 1998—is the essence of patient-centered healthcare. It implies that every action in healthcare must be undertaken with the patient in mind, every decision made in consultation with the patient.