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Healthcare 2030: Are We Consumers, CEOs, Health Citizens, or Castaways? 4 Scenarios On the Future of Health Care and Who We Are – Part 1

Health Populi

In the past few years, what event or innovation has had the metaphorical impact of hitting you upside the head and disrupted your best-laid plans in health care? A few such forces for me have been the COVID-19 pandemic, the emergence of Chat-GPT, and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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While Costs Are A Top Concern Among Most U.S. Patients, So Are Challenges of Poverty, Food, and Housing

Health Populi

Cost concerns are playing into peoples’ perspectives on health care reform proposals, with a majority of survey respondents saying they’d be more likely to vote for a candidate that would support expanding private health insurance reforms versus scrapping commercial insurance for a Medicare for All proposal.

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Happy 75th Birthday, NHS – Through A U.S. Health Care Lens

Health Populi

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) turns 75 today. ” This week in The Lancet , the editors assert, “The founding principles of the NHS put into practice 75 years ago are at risk of being compromised.”

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Assessing the GAO’s Report on Single-Payer Healthcare in America: Let’s Re-Imagine Workflow

Health Populi

asked the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to develop a report outlining definitions and concepts for a single-payer health care system in the U.S. The result of this ask is the report, Key Design Components and Considerations for Establishing a Single-Payer Health Care System, published on 1st May by the CBO.

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Hall Render’s Health Provider News – January 21, 2022

Hall Render

UC San Diego Health pays $2.98M settlement over claims of unnecessary genetic testing. UCSF Health names new CEO. Newsom backs away from single-payer health care pledge. Some ER patients waiting days for hospital beds in California. COVID surge, nurse burnout make mess out of hospital staffing.

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Hall Render’s Health Provider News – January 28, 2022

Hall Render

Despite Burnout, These California Health Care Workers Aren’t Quitting. Single-payer health care clears big hurdle in California. . ‘Simply not enough’: Officials respond to percentage of eligible CA nursing home staff boosted. Counties with the lowest hospital bed capacity in California.

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Come Together – A Health Policy Prescription from the Bipartisan Policy Center

Health Populi

Among all Americans, the most popular approach for improving the health care in the U.S. isn’t repealing or replacing the Affordable Care Act or moving to a Medicare-for-All government-provided plan.