Atul Gawande Opines on Post ACA Agenda

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH ‘The debate about whether to provide coverage for healthcare is over…’ Atul Gawande I had a front row seat for this one at the 5th Annual (and last) ‘Health Datapalooza‘, a label affectionately coined by the former ‘athenista’ though always energetic and singularly determined Todd Park, U.S. Chief Technology Officer […]

Yes We Can? No, He [POTUS] Didn’t. Not Tonight.

Note: An Opinion Piece By Gregg A. Masters, MPH If you were not dialed into the first presidential debate tonight, you missed a rather tortured, poorly moderated, POTUS failed series of opportunities to credibly discredit his health reform ‘etch-a-sketch’ opponent. In the post debate punditry, and fact checking, this one is likely to ascend to […]

Atul Gawande at Health Data Palooza Session on ACOs: A Keynote

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH Since he authored ‘The [healthcare] Cost Conundrum‘ piece some three years ago, positing the question of who will emerge as the ‘anchor tenant’ business model in healthcare, I’ve been ‘waving’ at Atul Gawande via social media including Twitter and blog. When I saw that he was faciliating a breakout session […]