Time to buy your beret?
Your wooden clogs?
Kind of makes me yearn for the old days, when this country was on sound scientific footing.
“We Need Creative Solutions” When I read or hear the sentence above, I think of one thing and one thing only. The solution is long in coming, involves input from multiple parties, has no obvious fix, is costly–in either money or time, and we undergird it by a whopper of a collective action problem. How […]
By: Win Whitcomb, MD, MHM Hospitalist groups have been among the highest volume participants in Medicare’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) demonstration project, initiating almost 200,000 episodes representing over $4.7B in spending since the model began1. On January 9, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced BPCI’s follow-on model, ‘BPCI Advanced’,2 which starts […]
Last week I was in Dunkin’ Donuts and noticed something odd—although the oddness did not strike me immediately. The woman who was serving me could have been my grandmother. Ditto that when I was at Home Depot in the lighting aisle yesterday. And ditto it again in Walmart this morning. I would never dream of […]