Tagged: health care reform

What’s next for health-care reform?

Health-care reform is slipping from the media limelight and financial regulatory reform is moving in.  School of Management Professor Stephen Davidson, author of “Still Broken: Understanding the U.S. Healthcare System,” says in a BU Today interview that there’s a lot that needs to be done right to make sure reform stays on track and the insurers don’t game […]

Tom Whalen on President Obama’s fight for healthcare reform

Communications Dean Tom Fiedler comments on Obama’s healthcare plan

Healthcare reform battle time

With both houses and both parties in congess fighting over the details, President Obama has healthcare reform atop his agenda this week, including a prime-time news conference Wednesday.  School of Management Professor Alan Cohen, executive director of the Health Policy Institute, can sort through the details. Contact Alan Cohen, 617-353-9222, abcohen@bu.edu

Obama pitches the A.M.A.

President Obama today brings his health-reform case before the American Medical Association, which opposes the president’s call for a public insurance program to compete with private plans.   School of Management Professor Alan Cohen, executive director of the Health Policy Institute, can offer perspective on the battle ahead. Contact Alan Cohen, 617-353-9222, abcohen@bu.edu

Health-care reform debate eyes co-ops

With President Obama pushing for a government-run insurance option, a newly emerging option in the health-care reform debate on Capitol Hill is creation of member-run health-care cooperatives.  School of Management Professor Stephen Davidson, author of the forthcoming “In Urgent Need of Reform: Saving the U.S. Healthcare System” can discuss the evolving battle. Contact Stephen Davidson, […]

Health-care groups pledge savings

With leading health-care industry groups offering the Obama administration $2 trillion in savings over the next decade, School of Management Professor Stephen Davidson can discuss the implications.  He is the author of the soon to be published book “In Urgent Need of Reform: Saving the U.S. Healthcare System.” “These organizatons are promising to reduce their […]

Liberal v. Conservative Health-Care Reform?

School of Management Professor Stephen Davidson, in a Reuters commentary, argues that it is false to suggest there are two equally viable paths to true health-care reform, one liberal and one conservative.  The author of “In Urgent Need of Reform: Saving the U.S. Healthcare System” explains how competition among private insurers will always produce large […]

Obama opens healthcare drive

College of Communication Dean Tom Fiedler comments on healthcare in an interview on Reuters-TV.    Contact Tom Fiedler, 617-353-3488, tfiedler@bu.edu

Hopes for the White House health-care summit

School of Management Professor Stephen Davidson, author of “In Urgent Need of Reform: Saving the U.S. Healthcare System” being published this spring, questions whether today’s White House health-care summit will have any lasting political impact. “Congressional Republicans were advised by their leaders to oppose anything, no matter what compromise plan the Clinton Administration came up […]