In Boston this week: Massachusetts health policy, #HIPPA and #climate change

  A couple of live or semi-live events this week: Sorry health policy types. Mass Health Policy Commission won't be live streaming today's meeting as planned.  We're experiencing technical difficulties w/our livestream. We'll be recording today's joint meeting and posting the video this afternoon.  Massachusetts HPC (@Mass_HPC) April 26, 2017 But, if you really can't … Continue reading In Boston this week: Massachusetts health policy, #HIPPA and #climate change

Health care in Massachusetts: Affordable or not?

Not affordable: From this week's paper Rising health care costs have outpaced the incomes of Massachusetts families over the past decade, despite efforts by the state to control medical expenses, according to a report released Wednesday. Affordable: Two weeks ago. Despite concerns about rising health care costs, the head of the state’s largest and most … Continue reading Health care in Massachusetts: Affordable or not?

New Commonhealth and Ozzy’s genes

Not in the same story Check out the new and improved Commonhealth on WBUR.org While you're there, check out Radio Boston's conversation with new BC/BS CEO Andrew Dreyfus, in particular the discussion of global payments. From Commonhealth: Massachusetts is the leading laboratory for health care reform in the nation. It is also the hub of medical innovation. But … Continue reading New Commonhealth and Ozzy’s genes