The Next Pandemic and Healthcare Reform

The SARS coronavirus 2 pandemic may be the first truly global contagion in a century. But it won’t be the last. So, the United States – and partners around the world – would do well to anticipate the next one(s). What is involved? And what does this have to do with system-wide American healthcare reform? … Continue reading The Next Pandemic and Healthcare Reform

Coronavirus and Healthcare Reform

At this writing, the number of COVID-19 cases worldwide has reached 100,000 with 3,500 deaths.  These numbers will be higher by tomorrow. What does this have to do with U.S. healthcare reform? A lot. Two current background articles drive home the point that a well-functioning public health system is critical for responding to a pandemic … Continue reading Coronavirus and Healthcare Reform