Michigan’s Access to Healthcare

March 2, 2016

Dustin Collins is a second year medical student at Michigan State University and participates in the Rural Physician Program, which is a clinical option for students who wish to practice in the rural community. He’ll be moving...

Childhood Trauma: A Lifetime of Medical Expense

February 15, 2016

Researchers are proving that for better or worse, your childhood shapes the person you become. It molds your personality, influences your education and social life, and has a lasting effect on your personal health and well-being...

Direct Primary Care: Does it Really Save You Money?

December 16, 2015

To paraphrase Mark Twain, in today’s Internet-connected world, a...

An Accountable and Cost-Effective System of Care

December 9, 2015

This is the final post in the series that offers ideas to help Michigan address a looming fiscal cliff caused by the end of certain revenue...

Ideas to Move On

December 2, 2015

My earlier posts in this series have considered how Michigan can dodge a looming financial bite caused by cuts in revenues and increases in...

Accountability and Integration

November 18, 2015

Let’s keep looking at ways the health industry – insurers and providers of all health services – can help reduce the cost of health care to...