Robert Calandra is an independent journalist in the Philadelphia area who writes about healthcare and other issues. Aine Cryts contributed reporting.


ACO Update: The Pathways to Success Program

June 17, 2022

The program implemented by the Trump administration is designed to put more Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs into two-sided risk. An industry group has discouraged participation in the program.

No Giving It Short Shrift: COVID-19 Can Be a Long Haul

February 09, 2022

“Long COVID” is more likely to affect older people and those who have been hospitalized, but younger people with milder symptoms are not immune to lingering symptoms. One plausible explanation is that the infection results in the activation of autoantibodies.