Introduction She is three. I am 68. I get up around 5:30 AM each day so I can have that first cup of coffee and read the paper before she comes at 6:30. Except for occasional days when her Mom has holidays off she is with me till 3:15 PM and has been so for […]
Early in twentieth century the Balkan Peninsula was subdivided into a number of countries; and so was born the term Balkanized. The term has come to be used when things are piecemealed into small and often competing units. I think some day when the genome gets read for the price of good meal, your doctor […]
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have little.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt No lesson have I learned so clearly as this one. However, it was not learned from FDR, it was learned from […]
AHCJ | Resources: Reporting on how, why hospital superusers account for bulk of health-care spending.
A recent Children’ Hospital Association study reported that 2 of 3 children who were medically complex were enrolled in Medicaid. A recent article in Pediatrics reported that in North Carolina medically complex children, although numbering only 5% of enrollment represented over 50% of the cost for the pediatric Medicaid population. The standards utilized by the Children’s Hospital […]