Renegotiating Health Care Waste

The New York Times today cites an Institute of Medicine study with more bad news about waste in the health care system: an estimated 30% of spending was wasted in some way in 2009. That’s about $750 billion. In another study cited, three-quarters of hospitalized patients were unsure who was actually “in charge of their […]

Negotiation and the New Graduates

It is commencement season once again. Here at Harvard the gowns will be donned on May 24. It is always a celebratory event as hopeful graduates take their first steps into the next chapter of their lives. For those of us who teach it is also a time for introspection: have we prepared them for […]

Renegotiating Health Care Excerpt Now Available

The second edition of Renegotiating Health Care has hit the shelves. If you’d like a free preview, please download the preface and first chapter with our compliments: RHC 2nd Ed Excerpt We particularly enjoyed the opportunity to interview health care leaders from front line docs and nurses to hospital CEOs to policy makers and administrators. […]