Fix This

Fix This

In a quarterly series of roundtable discussions, Bloomberg Businessweek brings together thought leaders to offer solutions to major challenges facing the world. Check out earlier panels.

The U.S. Is the Biggest Health-Care Spender

Despite spending $2.5 trillion annually, the U.S. has a quality of health care that is not significantly better than other countries’

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How to Fix Health Care

The problems with our health-care system are well documented: rising costs, mismanagement, incompatible systems, limited access, and the lengthy development cycle for new medicines, to name just a few. How can we change the way health care is provided so that we dramatically cut costs for medical care and improve outcomes for patients? To find out how to fix health care, Bloomberg Businessweek asked a panel of leaders in the field. Read more.

Discussion

Should the U.S. government force people to buy health insurance?

Panelist Bios

  • Jonathan Bush Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chairman, Athenahealth
  • Gregory D. Curfman, M.D. Executive Editor, New England Journal of Medicine
  • Norman Pearlstine Chief Content Officer, Bloomberg
  • Ralph de la Torre, M.D. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steward Health Care System
  • Gail R. Wilensky, PhD Economist and Senior Fellow at Project HOPE
  • Ronald A. Williams Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Aetna
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