Repeal Obamacare and the opioid epidemic will get much worse

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Repealing the Affordable Care Act without a replacement plan is dangerous for the health and economic well-being of our Commonwealth. A new... Read more

Obamacare repeal without replacement is an immoral experiment

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In the scientific world, the forbidden experiment is a study that might have interesting results but is morally and ethically wrong. The classic... Read more

Health care in 2017: Is chaos in store?

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American health care seems headed for big changes in 2017. A Republican Congress and president have promised to take us down a very different... Read more

Why invest in public health? The life you save could be your own

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You don’t need to be a savvy consumer to know that spending more and getting less is a bad deal. But when it comes to health care, that’s... Read more

Intellectual and developmental disabilities require complex care: Medicaid should pay for it

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Pennsylvania has a longstanding commitment to the notion that people with intellectual and developmental (I/DD) disability should live an “everyday... Read more

Yet another report finds that Obamacare is working

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A new report from the Commonwealth Fund adds to the evidence that the embattled Affordable Care Act has been doing its job. Since the law's... Read more

The red/blue, rural/urban divide and health: 3 key facts—and 3 surprises

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I just finished serving 15 months on a national hospital task force charged with studying vulnerable rural and urban communities and their... Read more

Information technology is the key to better health care

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Being connected has never been easier than it is today. Our lives are powered by easy access to data. Through our laptops, cell phones, tablets... Read more