Friday, September 19, 2008

Health Train Brain Drain


Quote of the day:
'Tis better to be silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt. - Abraham Lincoln

 

Now and then Matt Holt will   publish opinions and revelations that are truly 'aha' and are 'I thought of that, why didn't I write it?

True to this idea were the latest comments on his blog, THCB.    Uwe Reinhardt, who is well known in health care policymakers circles, authored a report for New Jersey Governor Tom Corzine

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regarding the state of health care in New Jersey.

The bottom line of this report, which Governor Corzine asked not be published was " Who in their right mind would design a healthcare system revolving around employment? Enthoven and Fuchs  (Health Aff (Millwood). 2006 Nov-Dec;25(6):1538-47), review the rapid growth of plans for the 3 decades following world war II, their peak and decline in the 1980s.

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