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WakeMed on health care reform

WakeMed has been asked several times this week for comments on the health care reform bill, signed into law by President Obama on Tuesday. Becky Andrews, WakeMed’s vice president of finance, spoke to the News & Observer about the legislation’s new reporting requirements for non-profit hospitals. Dr. Susan Weaver, Senior Vice President for WakeMed Physician Practices […]

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Comparing the Plans

  Still confused about the various legislative plans to reform our health care system? There are several useful articles out there that explain what the plans say, and many have been posted in the News Feed right here on our blog. One good resource is the New York Times’ latest chart – it outlines the major differences […]

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Media Round-Up

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for health care reform.  Here are links to a couple of interesting articles that sum up the conversation. Weekly Media Round-Up “Finance Committee Passes Bill With One GOP Vote” Washington Post “Health-Care Reform Proposals” The Wall Street Journal – This chart compares various versions of health care reform […]

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Weekly Media Round-Up

Below are a few interesting articles from the health care reform debate this week. Healthcare News Real Choice? It’s Off Limits in Health Bills, New York Times Gary Locke: Fixing Health Care Is Good for Business, Wall Street Journal. Gary Locke is the U.S. secretary of Commerce. His editorial reinforces many of Dr. Atkinson’s views about […]

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Weekly Media Round-Up

It’s been a busy week in health care reform- and it’s only Thursday. Here are some of the articles from the week that we found thought-provoking. This week’s edition of Cutting Through the Clutter. Health Care News Cooperatives Being Pushed as an Alternative to a Government Plan, Washington Post A nurse’s view of health reform, […]

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