Reader Survey: Who’s Responsible For America’s Opioid Epidemic?

As part of my January newsletter “Monthly Musings on American Healthcare,” I am seeking opinions on a new topic: America’s opioid epidemic. The results will be published in the [...]

Who’s Responsible For The 42,000 Opioid Deaths Last Year?

Last month, the World Economic Forum released global statistics on life expectancy. Although most nations saw improvements in average life span, the United States experienced a decline for the [...]

Lessons On Medicine And The Military

Not far from Walter Reed and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), there’s a military base in Bethesda, Maryland, that houses another prestigious medical institution, the Uniformed Services [...]

Lessons from Revisiting Kaiser Permanente

Since stepping down as CEO of The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG) this summer, I have returned to nearly half of the Kaiser Permanente medical centers in Northern California and met with more [...]