As I travel home from the nation’s capital on my delayed Amtrak train, I’m reminded that summer 2017 has been labeled the “summer of hell” for commuters in the Northeast Corridor. Much-needed fixes to our transportation infrastructure are causing agonizing delays, but the long-term repercussions of doing nothing will be far worse. That sounds close […]

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Last week I traveled to the other side of the country for a gathering of more than 500 leaders from every sector of health care — insurance executives, hospital leaders, technology experts, academics, business and union leaders as well as physicians and nurses. Here was an array of competing interests and perspectives. With so much health […]

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I’m sure many of you checked out sales on Black Friday or Cyber Monday. I looked for a five-star-rated coffee maker for the lowest price. As we usher in a new President and Secretary of Health and Human Services, both calling for expanded use of Health Savings Accounts, tax deductions for health benefits, and more […]

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