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The inventor’s dilemma: What's unique about health care technology?

– Dr. Eric B. Larson finds a link between the recent Kaiser acquisition news and a friend’s JAMA essay on health care innovations.

Dr. Eric B. Larson finds a link between the recent Kaiser acquisition news and a friend’s JAMA essay on health care innovations Have you heard our big news? Kaiser Permanente pla…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/december/kaiser-acquisition/

Measuring what matters: U.S. health care's vital signs

– Blood pressure, pulse, and temperature measure a body's functions. Dr. Eric Larson writes about how to measure the functions of the U.S. health care system.

Blood pressure, pulse, and temperature measure a body's functions. Dr. Eric Larson writes about how to measure the functions of the U.S. health care system. by Eric B. Larson, MD…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/sept/measuring-what-matters-us-health-cares-vital-signs/

6 great ideas from Dr. Mike Evans’ Birnbaum lecture

– How we’re using email, smartphones, YouTube, and other digital media to inspire healthier ways.

How we’re using email, smartphones, YouTube, and other digital media to inspire healthier ways Digital technology is quickly changing health and health care, giving us countless …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/07/6-great-ideas-dr-mike-evans-birnbaum-lecture/

What the Supreme Court decision means for health care

– The King v. Burwell case—whether health insurance subsidies are for everyone or only people in certain states—has implications for all Americans, writes Dr. Eric Larson.

The King v. Burwell case—whether health insurance subsidies are for everyone or only people in certain states—has implications for all Americans, writes Dr. Eric Larson. by Eric …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/06/what-supreme-court-decision-means-health-care/

How Americans can get a better deal on health care

– We’re smart shoppers—except when it comes to health care. Here are some ways to upgrade our care quality without paying more.

Mirror, mirror on the wall: How the performance of the U.S. health care system compares internationally The Commonwealth Fund report on the U.S. health care system   …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/05/how-americans-can-get-better-deal-health-care/

The US health system: A model for other countries?

– A public health physician from Australia finds innovations to admire.

Known locally as the "big waterfall," the scene above, courtesy of Dr. Burgess, is an Aboriginal sacred site called "wild-dog dreaming." It is near Gunbalanya in west Arnhem Land i…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/us-health-system-model-other-countries/

Irrational … but predictable

– Seattle—home of “Book Lust” librarian Nancy Pearl—is a city of books. Here’s a recommendation from Anne Renz.

Seattle—home of “Book Lust” librarian Nancy Pearl—is a city of books. Here’s a recommendation from Anne Renz "Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions" …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/02/irrational-predictable/