Summary: The University of Southern California medical school is often regarded as high class. But at least two of its current top leaders share health
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Summary: For-profit ownership has reached two-thirds of hospice agencies. Yet for-profit status is associated with fewer services, less clinically skilled staff, more formal complaints, more
Summary: Today is an experiment: crowdsource day at Health Justice Monitor! We know that HJM readers think about healthcare reform and discuss it with family
Summary: Yes, I am.
Health Care Unions Defending Newsom From Recall Will Want Single-Payer Payback, KHN (Kaiser Health News), September 13, 2021, by Angela Hart
Summary: Jacob Hacker proposes Public Option 2.0 as part of Medicare and integrated into ACA marketplaces. He says it would pave the way for Medicare
Summary: Investor-owned care, with a focus on profit, has permeated U.S. health care. The American College of Physicians critiques this trend, but avoids a clear
By Jim Kahn, M.D., M.P.H.
Today is the 20th anniversary of the airborne terrorist attacks on the NYC Twin Towers and other US targets. The terrible
Summary: Modern Monetary Theory establishes the principles that can — indeed must — guide the federal government’s spending on essential population needs, like universal health
Summary: A survey of 700 US primary care physicians found burnout much less likely in solo and physician-owned (non-corporate) practices and much more likely with
Summary: Texas passed a ban on all abortions after 6 weeks, enlisting citizens to enforce it. This week, the U.S. Supreme Court let the law
Summary: This extensive report card about 26 medical schools found widespread deficiencies in the pursuit of racial justice in training, clinical care, policing, worker relations,
Summary: Sutter Health (California) is paying $90 million to settle allegations that it submitted false diagnoses to increase payments to its Medicare Advantage plans. This