President-Elect Biden, Refocus Our Health Care System on Patients

President-Elect Biden, Refocus Our Health Care System on Patients

President-elect Biden has a unique opportunity to refocus our health care system on patients in ways we have never seen before.  The COVID-19 pandemic presents our greatest challenge and perhaps our greatest opportunity to solve long-standing and emergent health...
MORNING CONSULT: Cost-Effectiveness in Health Care Is Racist

MORNING CONSULT: Cost-Effectiveness in Health Care Is Racist

Recent protests against police brutality have forced the country to face the role our institutions play in perpetuating racism. As with law enforcement, we must hold our health care system accountable for discrimination and the effect it has on health outcomes....
5 Reasons Why “It’s Not Going to be ICER”

5 Reasons Why “It’s Not Going to be ICER”

Most patients have never heard of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review, but it plays a central role in deciding our access to the treatments prescribed by our doctors. That’s because ICER works with insurance companies to evaluate how medical treatments...