Between saying and doing,many a pair of shoes is worn out.–Anonymous This chart came across my desk today and it really illustrates the problem that we, as consumers of healthcare products and services, face today. While companies and insurance carriers fight over premiums and providers and insurance carriers (including the government as the nation’s largest […]
Healthcare Reform in California: Which Side of the SeeSaw Are We On?
I mentioned in my last post that I was headed off to host UC Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies program on Health Reform in California. Yesterday I had the honor of moderating a star-powered panel of health reform experts comprised of leading doers and thinkers in our California healthcare ecosystem. Speaking in front of …
Transmogrifying California Healthcare
I’m really looking forward to this coming Friday, February 4th, as I get to moderate a panel on “The Impact of Health Reform on California.” The panel, which was organized by UC Berkeley’s Institute for Governmental Studies is being held in Sacramento and will take place before a sold-out crowd of nearly 200, in large […]
Waiting for Elephants
A few weeks ago, right before the first California Senatorial Debate between Barbara Boxer and Carly Fiorina, I received a call from a local TV station asking me if I would be willing to be on standby to give an on-air quote about whatever the candidates said about healthcare and health reform. The producer’s theory […]