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Latest Editorials

My 22 Oldest Jokes and Why they Still Matter in 2022

I have been studying American healthcare for more than 40 years and I have assembled a large number of one-liners over the years. As we enter 2022, I thought I’d share my 22 oldest jokes and why they still matter. Coming to America I grew up in Glasgow, Scotland.  In Glasgow, healthcare is a right, carrying […]

Policies Techies VCS: What’s Next For Healthcare; Musings from a Futurist

I should’ve been in Paris last week on vacation with my wife, instead I listened in to the Policies Techies VCS:  What’s Next For Healthcare conference (I’ll explain why later).  Matthew Holt and Jessica DaMassa did a magnificent job of assembling the Who’s Who of digital health tech to wax lyrical about what the new kids on the block […]

Health Systems Made A Big Difference In The COVID Fight: Time To Reconsider Their Social Impact

This Health Affairs Blog post describes some of the ways in which health systems, particularly larger systems, have effectively addressed COVID’s challenges. https://www.healthaffairs.org/do/10.1377/hblog20210308.673278/full/