In "The Push for the Summit: Creating Health Care's New Terrain," we now set our sights on frontiers and summits yet to come.
June 28, 2012 | Commentary, Story
Foundation President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey comments on the landmark decision.
June 27, 2012 | Commentary
Electronic health records have the power to transform health care but they must be more than just electronic versions of current paper records.
June 11, 2012 | Commentary, Story
UnitedHealth, Humana and Aetna are determined to not be held hostage by the political and judicial process and for their leadership in ensuring Americans have access to the health care they need.
June 7, 2012 | Commentary, Story
The proposal to limit serving sizes of sugar-sweetened beverages is a creative attempt to achieve this goal. Scientific research shows that portion size influences how much people consume.
June 5, 2012 | Commentary, Story, Staff and Leadership
"Having fun is an important part of growing up. But kids can’t have fun if they aren’t healthy. We commend Disney for recognizing that, and for making changes in their business model to help kids lead healthier lives.”
June 1, 2012 | Commentary
Issue brief examines ongoing bundled health care payment initiatives.
May 28, 2012 | Commentary
This study examines the cost of care for acute appendicitis in different health care facilities in California. The researchers note that despite comparing similar services using a relatively strict definition of uncomplicated appendicitis, California hospitals charge inconsistently.
May 8, 2012 | Commentary
“Is it possible to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic?” We know now that the answer is emphatically, “Yes.”
May 1, 2012 | Commentary
GIS is a powerful tool that can be used to develop information to aid in reversing the nation's serious childhood obesity epidemic.
April 25, 2012 | Commentary
This editorial discusses challenges to seamless flow of clinical data across health care settings. In 2009, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was created to promote the meaningful use of health information technology.