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Part 3: Sherry Glied, PhD, on the State of Healthcare

Top 5 Reasons Why Healthcare Reform Hasn’t Clicked

Sherry Glied, PhD, Dean, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University, explains 5 reasons why healthcare has been slow to change. A variety of factors have contributed to this problem including a shift in expenditures and reimbursements, raised expectations of outcomes, and...
The Huffington Post reports that the Obama administration has announced that they will be granting extra time for some people who are trying to enroll on healthcare.gov. "The Obama administration and several states planned to accommodate people unable to complete the enrollment process due to technical...
According to a new World Health Organization (WHO) report, "Air pollution kills about 7 million people a year and is linked to 1 in 8 deaths worldwide," the Los Angeles Times reports. The WHO says that the most recent report nearly doubles previous estimates. Additionally, the count of 7 million includes...