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  • Generation Next: A Look Inside Healthcare Design Education

    Generation Next: A Look Inside Healthcare Design Education

    Anne DiNardo - healthcaredesignmagazine.com | October 21, 2015


    Jessica Welch’s college path was anything but clear. Having grown up in a family of doctors, she thought she’d follow them into the medical field. But when she started her studies, she didn’t enjoy the classes as much as she thought she would. She decided to change course and pursue a love for art instead by earning a degree in fine arts with a minor in architecture. For her next step, she wanted to “make a difference”—and considered joining organizations such as Teach for America and the Peace Corps before she started looking into graduate schools. Read More
  • AMA adds 20 medical schools to Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium

    AMA adds 20 medical schools to Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium

    Mike Miliard - healthcarefinancenews.com | November 05, 2015


    The American Medical Association is adding 20 leading medical schools to the 11 already participating in its Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium, a group that hopes to "bridge the gaps that exist between how medical students are trained and how healthcare is delivered" in the 21st Century. Read More
  • How the U.S. Can Reduce Waste in Health Care Spending by $1 Trillion

    How the U.S. Can Reduce Waste in Health Care Spending by $1 Trillion

    Nikhil SahniAnuraag ChigurupatiBob Kocher, MDDavid M. Cutler - Harvard Business Review | October 13, 2015


    During the presidential campaign, Americans will be bombarded with proposals to improve the U.S. health care system in ways big and small that would either build on or radically revamp the Affordable Care Act (ACA). All will claim to reduce costs and improve quality. In order to accomplish this, proposals will largely focus on what is termed “wasteful spending” in health care, spending not associated with improved quality that, by some estimates, accounts for over one-fourth of total health care spending. Read More
  • How Scrapping the Cadillac Tax Will Drive Up Health Care Costs

    How Scrapping the Cadillac Tax Will Drive Up Health Care Costs

    Rob Garver - thefiscaltimes.com | October 02, 2015


    Fom Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders on the Democratic side to key Republican lawmakers in Washington, including Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada, there is a growing bipartisan push to repeal the so-called “Cadillac Tax” on high-cost health insurance plans that is due to kick in in 2018 under the Affordable Care Act. The problem is that people who really understand healthcare economics – including those who have supported and those who have opposed Obamacare – say repealing the tax is a terrible idea. Read More
  • New technology ups the need for universal healthcare

    New technology ups the need for universal healthcare

    Beth Mole - arstechnica.com | October 26, 2015


    Cars and trucks no longer need drivers. Executives can get digital personal assistants to read their e-mail and manage their schedules. Cities may soon send robots instead of rescue teams to save people from natural disaster areas. And medical sensors and machine-to-machine communication can now do the work of some caregivers, monitoring and helping to manage patient care. Read More