Exploring Human Potential

Drew Altman, Ronald Reagan and Constructive Leadership in Medicine.

Mike Magee In the fractious world of U.S. Health Policy, contentiousness is an art form. It’s been that way as long as I can remember. When I was 14, late in May of 1962, sitting at the Sunday dinner table with my then 9 brothers and sisters (there were eventually 12 of us), I can […]

Slaying The “Death Panel” Bull: Taking Control of Your End-of-Life Decisions

Mike Magee This Saturday, April 16, 2011 is National Healthcare Decisions Day – a day set aside to encourage families throughout America to discuss with each other how much care and what kind of care they would like as they approach the end of their lives.(1)  Why advanced planning? Because there is a good chance […]

The State of Children’s Health, Care and Coverage: At Kaiser Family Foundation

A record 90 percent of children now have health coverage – more than a third of whom are covered by Medicaid and CHIP. Yet about 7.5 million children remain uninsured, including 5 million who are eligible for Medicaid and CHIP but not enrolled. Who are the at-risk kids? How are states faring with enrollment and […]

Kaiser Family Foundation Challenges You To A Quiz On Health Reform

Rakesh Singh, Kaiser Family Foundation As the one-year anniversary of the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act approaches, the Kaiser Family Foundation has created an Interactive Quiz on the Health Reform Source that allows users to test their knowledge about what’s in – and what’s not in — the health reform law. […]

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