Health Trends

For this week at least, Economic Antitrust Policy Trumps Consolidation for “Enhanced Access and Quality”

Just to the south of New Hampshire, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts this week has encountered the vagaries of the world of health … more


From Payment for Quantity to Payment for Quality: How soon?

Of all the “au courant”  health care issues creating buzz and concern, the issue of shifting the manner in which providers are … more


The Second Machine Age – why you should read it!

Wow, it has been almost two months since I stated that The Second Machine Age should be required reading.  Without  further ado, … more


Aging with Dignity

The recent issue of Scientific American, which I heartily recommend, contains a short but interesting article on the two primary ways of … more


“Anticancer” Lifestyles

I’ve decided to spare readers yet another article and/or opinion about the argument before the U.S. Supreme Court on health care reform … more


Music National Service…and Music Therapy

Last year I posted a story about Music National Service.  My bro-in-law, Kiff Gallagher, runs it.  Tonight PBS News Hour featured MNS … more