Republicans and Healthcare The Doolittles and the Destroyers
After their failures this past spring, Republican Senators have new plans—at opposite extremes from each other.
Information Age Broken Records
Electronic health records have not proven to be the boon for lowering health care costs some hoped they would be. But there’s hope yet.
Getting Screened Telemedicine’s Constituents: Vets and ’Rents
The VA is one of the frontrunners in telemedicine implementation, and may lead the way for regulatory reform that benefits the general public. Meanwhile, there’s another eager constituency for the technology—parents and schools.
Telemedicine Doc in a Box
An almost self-service medical clinic in the U.K. points the way toward cheaper and faster health care.
A New Sultan in Town Putin Tames Turkey?
It’s not Turkey’s economic future but its present politics that weighs most heavily on Erdogan. And Putin can lighten or increase his burden at will.
When the Customers Don't Come Private Colleges’ No-Show Business
Sweet Briar College, a well-regarded liberal arts school in Virginia, is closing down. Other private colleges have tried the same “high tuition, high discount” strategy—but how long will the customers come?
Ph.Don't The Academic Coin Toss
Most newly minted English PhDs don’t wind up at the sort of jobs they’re trained for, if they get an academic job at all. Think academia will change its ways? Think again.
Of Peers and Pensions Rhode Island’s Pension Roundabout
A challenge to Rhode Island’s 2011 pension reform is winding its way through the courts—and if there’s no settlement soon, it will be tried by jury.