“We’re not just talking about the health of healthcare. We’re talking about the health of a nation.”


We pay more, yet our health outcomes are worse. We give well-intentioned doctors, nurses, and hospitals the wrong tools and the wrong incentives, and it results in higher costs and poorer health. Who pays for this waste and excess? All of us – through higher premiums and taxes. The first step in fixing the system is understanding that the status quo is out of control and, as Dr. Andrew Weil says, “bringing us down.”

What We Know
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Aug 15, 2013 Financial Times

American Doctors, like Wall Street, Need a Cultural Shift

by Gillian Tett
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Aug 8, 2013 New York Times

In Need of a New Hip, but Priced Out of the U.S.

by Elisabeth Rosenthal
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May 8, 2013 New York Times

Hospital Billing Varies Wildly, Government Data Shows

by Barry Meier, Lo Craven McGinty and Julie Creswell
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Jul 6, 2012 Wall Street Journal

The Crushing Cost of Healthcare

by Janet Adamy and Tom McGinty
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Jul 4, 2012 Washington Post

Curbing the Cost of Healthcare

by Fareed Zakaria
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