Telehealth Grows, but Medicare Has Woes

January 13, 2022

Cost pressures may increase as the Medicare Hospital Insurance Trust Fund runs low, but the reliance on telehealth that the pandemic wrought is likely to continue, especially for mental health services.

The Pipeline is Full and Brimming with Promise. Hat Tip to Science.

January 06, 2022

2021 was a year in which investigators, government officials and drug companies overcame immense challenges to develop successful vaccines against COVID-19. That spirit of innovation is expected to carry over into this year.

How to Make Americans Better Shoppers of Healthcare

January 05, 2022

U.S. healthcare is the most expensive healthcare in the world. Many of the policies and programs designed to rein in those costs have been predicated on the idea that information about quality and price would make Americans more discerning shoppers of healthcare — and with that shopping would come some market discipline.