Health Policy Commission versus Partners

Lots of amazing research and care happens at Partners Healthcare, and we pay a bonus for it. Or, as  Boston Globe writer  Priyanka Dayal McCluskey puts it "Partners has long been criticized for using its power in the health care market to extract higher payments from insurers and driving up health care costs." But, Partners faces scrutiny … Continue reading Health Policy Commission versus Partners

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Surgeons, MGH react to to Globe story on surgery scheduling

Reaction to the Globe's Spotlight series on simultaneous surgeries -- where a surgeon has two operations going at the same time -- continues in the paper and beyond In late December, the paper reported:   The American College of Surgeons plans for a roughly 10-member committee — which includes both critics and supporters of concurrent surgeries … Continue reading Surgeons, MGH react to to Globe story on surgery scheduling