Tag Archives: policy

Scaling Back: A New Policy Disagreement Between Clinton and Sanders: Soda Taxes

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have a new issue to disagree about: the wisdom of a soda tax. A tax on sugary soft drinks, like the one proposed in Philadelphia and endorsed by Mrs. Clinton last week, divides the left. It can be seen as achieving an admirable public health goal of less sugar consumption… Read More »

In new seats of power, House Democrats will steer health policy

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Nov. 7, 2018 / 10:35 PM GMT By Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News For the first time since passing the Affordable Care Act, Democrats will soon control the House of Representatives and its powerful health… Read More »

How to make sense of the effects of policy on HIT

I’ve spent my career tackling complex health policy initiatives to change provider or industry behavior. Reflecting on this experience, on what works and doesn’t, I’ve developed a checklist of points for policymakers to consider as they develop or revise policies. Such questions are especially timely as the federal government is considering policies for its health… Read More »