At a Zócalo/Arizona State University event at Phoenix’s Desert Botanical Garden, Sir Malcolm Grant, the chairman of NHS England, explains how his system is experimenting with pushing funding to regions.
National Oversight or Not, All Health Care, Like All Politics, Is Local
Leaders of Britain’s NHS and America’s Mayo Clinic Enviously Eye Each Other’s Domains
At first glance, America’s fragmented, private health care delivery system and Britain’s state-run National Health Service have little in common. But both nations’ contrasting approaches to caring for their populations …
Is Universal Health Care an Impossible Fantasy?
It’s Difficult to Imagine a Single-Payer System That’s Both Politically and Practically Viable in America
For more than a century, America has argued about how to share the costs of health care. Drawing from new government-sponsored insurance programs in Germany and England, Progressive reformers made …
The Danger of Too Much Health Care
How Overtesting and Overmedicating Harm Patients and Society
Early in her talk about the importance of giving patients the information they need to make medical decisions, Shannon Brownlee emphasized the relevance of the topic in dramatic fashion.
“How many …
A Difficult Man to Surprise
In the Green Room with Desert Initiative Director Greg Esser
Greg Esser is the director of Arizona State University’s Desert Initiative, a project that connects desert regions through art. Before participating in a panel on the future of Phoenix, he …