We should find ways to develop and accelerate a national action plan to improve everyone’s health. We must find the ethical strength to … Continue reading Our Common Cause: health for all and what to do to achieve it!
Let’s own our own history…. On the morning after the U.S. House of Representatives announced its “plan” to replace the Affordable … Continue reading The “New Economics of Healthcare”, an old idea for today…
Many remember the 1979 Martin Ritt film, Norma Rae. It tells the story of Crystal Lee Sutton, the millhand turned … Continue reading The Great Ambition to Organize!…2017 and into the future.
I urge everyone to read the article on the history of Bellevue Hospital of New York City in a recent issue … Continue reading “Do No Harm”…Lessons from the history of one of the nation’s most important institutions, Bellevue Hospital in New York City
The nation’s eldest National Park Service Ranger, Betty Reid Soskin has much to teach us. “What we are dealing with … Continue reading Learning to Live in Our “New Times”: Lessons from the Homefront of World War II
The magnificent murals on display in Harlem Hospital’s beautiful Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Pavilion at 135th St. and Malcolm … Continue reading Public Health, Public Art: The Murals of New York City Health and Hospitals at Harlem
Trends in health outcomes and healthcare costs are not good. This BLOG entry today is not looking to assign blame. … Continue reading Medical Errors Likely the Third Leading Cause of Death in the United States…a trend of bad news for health and healthcare in the U.S.
I reference the attached article from the front page of the New York Times, August 6, 2016. I think this … Continue reading “We’re in a Low-Growth World. How Did We Get Here?”. http://nyti.ms/2babAnw
A Great Social Asset: Our Public Health Systems The nation’s public hospitals, once among the most shining examples of public … Continue reading Beating the Odds…A New Joint Effort to Improve Patient Experience…New York City’s Public Hospitals and its Physician’s Union
It is the first of June, and another Major League Baseball Season is well underway….but there is a long way … Continue reading Building a Learning Organization, a Lesson from Major League Baseball