Leadership

Making it Easier to Compare Providers and Care Settings on Medicare.gov
CMS plans to improve online comparison tools to inform health care decisions

The American free market is the world’s cradle for medical innovation, giving rise to the latest advances in medicine such as novel platforms for gene editing, cancer immunotherapy, and percutaneous cardiac valve intervention.
Today, it’s starting to feel like Night of the Living Regulations here in Washington D.C. It’s no secret that much of what haunts our healthcare system can be tied back to flaws in government policies intended to solve our nation’s problems, but created more tricks than treats.
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) represents an urgent clinical and economic crisis for the American health care system. Each year, more than 2 million Americans are infected by bacteria that are resistant to existing antibiotic drugs, resulting in thousands of deaths annually.