• The quality imperative

    My latest AcademyHealth post is a lightly edited version of a passage from my recent paper in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine with Aaron Carroll, titled “The Quality Imperative: A Commentary on the U.S. Healthcare System.” Read the AcademyHealth post and, if so inclined, the rest of the paper.


    • Given the choice between

      – cutting spending on ineffective care
      – cutting spending without regard for effectiveness

      it is amazing that so many prefer the second choice and, in fact, resist efforts to study and publicize effectiveness.