What Happens the Day After Health Reform?

Enacting health reform is the easy part. What happens the day after? The University of Chicago held a terrific forum on health care on Sept. 10 in Washington. It was headlined by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who said that “what we’re really talking...

Shots, School Kids, and Smart Branding

Children’s National Medical Center is trying to take some of the ouch out of immunizations with this mobile health unit. I shot the picture when the health team was taking a break from getting school kids around the city up-to-date on their required shots. What...

What’s Wrong with a Public Health Care Plan?

Am I missing something? I really don’t get all the handwringing among insurers and the pharmaceutical industry about a public health plan component to reform. One of the latest naysayers is Eli Lilly’s CEO, John Lechleiter, who said that a public plan is...