The Role of Specialty Societies in Population Health

The American College of Cardiology (ACC), headquartered in Heart House in central Washington, DC, is arguably one of the most important and  powerful subspecialty societies worldwide.  I appreciated being asked to  open their 2-day Population Health Retreat, which included other speakers from academia, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control more »


The Governor

Yes, that’s me standing next to Governor Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania.  After only five months in office, Governor Wolf is demonstrating his commitment to improving the health of the population in our Commonwealth.  I was privileged to be part of a small group of outsiders with expertise in health care issues who were invited to more »


Here we go for the Health Policy conversation.

Good afternoon and welcome to my blog. After much to do, we are ready to bring you the most cutting edge conversation about Health Policy in the nation. We are going to be talking about everything–the failed national quality agenda, the silliness of our presidential candidates, the need for CMS to practice what is preaches, more »