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What would health care reform mean for Massachusetts hospitals?

Nearly every hospital in Massachusetts would be affected by the different health care reform policies currently being debated by Democratic presidential candidates because Medicare almost always pays hospitals less than private health insurance companies, according to a February…

Op-ed: Medicare for All not politically feasible

Medicare for All has been a hotly debated topic during the 2020 presidential campaign season so far. John McDonough argued in a February 21, 2020 op-ed in Health Affairs that too much time has been spent discussing the…

How health organizations can help ‘anchor’ communities

February 13, 2020 – In a recent analysis, Howard Koh, Harvey V. Fineberg Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership, and colleagues examined the efforts of “anchor” health institutions. Q: What prompted you to conduct this study? …

Launching a revolution

As California’s first surgeon general, Nadine Burke Harris, MPH ’02, is finding the roots of disease in childhood adversity and treating the long-term consequences.