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What Medicine Can Learn From Team Sports and Systems Science Stephane Mahe/Reuters

What Medicine Can Learn From Team Sports and Systems Science

Good healthcare is all about working together.

University Hospitals: Cost-Efficient Leaders in Care and Research NCinDC/Flickr

University Hospitals: Cost-Efficient Leaders in Care and Research

Research hospitals and other academic-affiliated healthcare providers are paving the way toward innovation.

Health Professionals Will Respond to Incentives, If We Only Let Them Jim Bourg/Reuters

Health Professionals Will Respond to Incentives, If We Only Let Them

Local exchanges and markets will be better for health care costs than Washington price-fixing.

Engage the Patient to Improve Health Literacy Ipoh kia/Flickr

Engage the Patient to Improve Health Literacy

Not enough Americans take it upon themselves to learn about the healthcare system. We should be making it easier for them to do so.

Government Is 'Handcuffing' Private-Sector Health Care Innovation Jim Young/Reuters

Government Is 'Handcuffing' Private-Sector Health Care Innovation

Instead of interfering in private innovation, Washington needs to let new ideas thrive.

Poll: Only 36 Percent of Americans Support the Affordable Care Act Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Poll: Only 36 Percent of Americans Support the Affordable Care Act

While individual elements of President Obama's healthcare reform law are still popular, Americans continue to be deeply divided over the measure itself.

Health Care Needs Accountable Providers and Informed Patients Rodrigo Basaure / Flickr

Health Care Needs Accountable Providers and Informed Patients

The system is fraught with overspending. Fixing that problem requires providers to respond to market incentives and for patients to become more knowledgeable.

The Looming Policy Questions Obamacare Doesn't Touch Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

The Looming Policy Questions Obamacare Doesn't Touch

Despite the nation's laserlike attention on the Supreme Court and the Affordable Care Act, we shouldn't pretend that the White House's law is the only game in town.

Medicine's Missing Measure Sukree Sukplang/Reuters

Medicine's Missing Measure

Is excessive regulation to blame for stifling pharmaceutical research?

We Can't Rely on Doctors Alone to Make the U.S. Healthier tinkerbrad/Flickr

We Can't Rely on Doctors Alone to Make the U.S. Healthier

Healthy living means more than just diet and exercise. Where you live, work, and play makes a difference, too.

We Must Focus On Preventing Disease If We Want Our Nation To Thrive DeusXFlorida/Flickr

We Must Focus On Preventing Disease If We Want Our Nation To Thrive

The surest way to control costs in healthcare? Live well.

We Should Be in a Race for Prevention, Not Cures Denis Todorut/Flickr

We Should Be in a Race for Prevention, Not Cures

Taking better care of ourselves will go far to ease America's healthcare burdens.

Big Data Can Save Health Care—But at What Cost to Privacy? Reuters

Big Data Can Save Health Care—But at What Cost to Privacy?

Medical research would benefit greatly from massive, publicly shared sets of patient information.

Cut Medical Mistakes in Half by 2017 to Save Lives and Money Kuzma/Shutterstock

Cut Medical Mistakes in Half by 2017 to Save Lives and Money

Malpractice liability plays only a limited and inconsistent role in doing what it should: giving doctors an incentive to practice safely.

Medicare and Medicaid: When Two Is Not Better Than One Brian Fung

Medicare and Medicaid: When Two Is Not Better Than One

The complexities that arise when programs overlap make it harder to control costs.

To Save Medicare, Think Like the Patients Who Use It Tyler Olson/Shutterstock

To Save Medicare, Think Like the Patients Who Use It

Fast facts about the health insurance guarantee 50 million Americans rely on

Neither Public Nor Private: A Health-Care System Muddling Through Filip Fuxa/Shutterstock

Neither Public Nor Private: A Health-Care System Muddling Through

America's hybrid health care system is inefficient, but it's the best we've got.

Women and Ob-Gyns Need Reliable Medical Justice Gergely Zsolnai/Shutterstock

Women and Ob-Gyns Need Reliable Medical Justice

Ob-gyns are sued at extraordinarily high rates. Reforming our litigation system could restore fairness.

How to Fix Nursing Homes ulrichkarljoho/Flickr

How to Fix Nursing Homes

Streamlining the rules that govern caregivers will improve seniors' quality of life.

The Minimalist Case for Continuing with Health-Care Reform Flickr/Alex E. Proimos

The Minimalist Case for Continuing with Health-Care Reform

A democratic congressman explains how if Obamacare is repealed, it will only result in further stalemates on how to fix the system. Returning to the status quo is clearly not an option.

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