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Editorial: Tax reform is going nowhere

By Merrill Goozner  |  August 07, 2017
Editorial: Tax reform is going nowhere

In a rational political environment, there's a strong argument for tax reform—the next item on President Donald Trump's agenda. But we don't live in such an environment. Cutting taxes when the economy is near full employment will do nothing more than blow a massive hole in the federal budget.

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Q&A with Angood: Physicians face leadership role challenges in complex environment

Q&A with Angood: Physicians face leadership role challenges in complex environment

As policymakers, providers and payers continue to tinker with alternatives to an ailing fee-for-service delivery model, physicians are increasingly being called upon to help lead the transformation. Roughly 5% of hospital leaders were physicians in 2014, according to the American Association for Physician Leadership, and anecdotal evidence suggests that is rising. Frequently, physicians are being thrust into leadership roles without being given the tools necessary to succeed.

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