Blog Posts

Stepping Up the Fight Against Infant and Maternal Mortality

October 8, 2021

Among the world’s developed countries, the United States holds the unwanted distinction of being a leader in maternal and infant deaths. In an attempt to turn the tide, the federal government last month announced a new $350 million investment.  

The Arc of Innovation Protects Our Hearts

October 4, 2021

By Michael D. Shapiro, DO, MCR - What if we – as a health care community – focused on cardiovascular disease prevention with the same level of intensity as we do treatment?

Has Medicare Part D Reform Finally Arrived?

September 30, 2021

For as long as the Medicare Part D prescription drug plan has existed, beneficiaries have struggled with out-of-pocket costs. Now, movement on Capitol Hill suggests this may finally be the year for reform.  

State Legislatures Explore How to Measure a Drug’s Value

September 28, 2021

What is a vaccine, a cure or a life-altering medication worth? As more state legislatures across the country explore this very question, their answers – and their methods – may not sync with their constituents’ values.