Meeting a Winner!

I did not know the winner of the inaugural Hearst Health Prize until the moment that Hearst Health CEO & President Dr. Gregory Dorn and I opened the envelope on stage at our Population Health Colloquium on March 8, 2016. Therefore, it was an extra pleasure to visit the winner, Community Care of North Carolina more »


Growing Healthy Communities

After working on it for 20 years, Health Choice Network (HCN) has emerged as “one of the nation’s most successful collaborations of community health centers.”  It was a real treat to deliver their lunchtime plenary address and conduct a breakout session for some of their clinical leaders during their annual leadership retreat in Boca Raton, more »


Let’s not jeopardize higher education at the cost of Medicaid

As a Dean, I am committed to higher education, both in the public and private sectors. As a parent, I have spent a small fortune on tuition to educate my three children at “elite” private universities. I understand the cost structure of higher education, both as a provider and a consumer. Perhaps this is why more »