Harald Schmidt is assistant director of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, and research associate and part-time PhD student at LSE Health. For his Harkness Fellowship he is based at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston. His research interests include comparative health policy, public health ethics and personal responsibility for health.
Today, Don Berwick was sworn in as the new leader of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. While Berwick commands the widest respect, many feared that his appointment could be delayed or hampered in congressional hearings by opponents to health reform whose goal it is to make the countless next ...
wellness incentives can be a useful part of prevention strategies, but proposals in the current health reform bills threaten to undermine affordability of care
I like taking stairs, but must admit to having had second thoughts when I heard my office was on on the 11th floor. But then, a voice inside (that I wish I hadn’t heard) reminded me that the ground floor is already counted as the 1st floor in the US. ...