Many of 2009's Top 10 publications touched on subjects connected to the health reform debate in Washington, such as the impact of rising health premiums on the middle class and comparisons of provisions in the congressional bills.
Read more »
When faced with the challenge of projecting the economic impact of health reform measures, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has historically underestimated savings and overestimated costs, this new Commonwealth Fund–supported study finds. The problem, according to the study, lies with the agency's "cautious methods." Read more »
The latest issue of this newsletter looks at state patient safety initiatives and nonpayment policies for preventable adverse events. Plus, an interview with safety expert Lucian Leape. Read more »
Rhode Island's Pediatric Practice Enhancement Project trains and places parent consultants into pediatric primary and specialty care practices to help families of children with special health care needs access the health system, as well as social services, education, housing. Read more »
Visit the newly redesigned Multimedia Center at http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Multimedia-Center.aspx to browse Commonwealth Fund videos, e-Forum Slide Shows with audio and slides from Fund events, our "New Directions in Health Care" podcast, and the "Quality Matters" podcast, which features Q&As with health care quality experts. Read more »