After all the post-election noise about health reform, it's time to take a step back and catch our breath. So here are just a couple of interesting clippings.
Here's a story about a partnership between a large physician group and an insurer. They will work together to prevent hospital readmissions, help patients make end of life decisions, and manage complex care. I know we need experiments and innovation, but I don't want my insurance company in this mix at all. It makes me very uncomfortable.
Scientists plead with Congress to pass the stem cell research bill during the lame duck session "while they still can." Sounds right to me.
And now I'm going back to bed. Jennifer