A new Dartmouth-led study, published this week in the June issue of Health Affairs, offers new details about how one key approach–home visits–is helping many ACOs improve care management and identify patient needs while aiming to reduce hospital use.
Millions of Americans with employer health coverage are spending large shares of their income on health care costs, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report. The analysis looks at what people in every state report spending on premiums and out-of-...
The Commonwealth Fund, a non-partisan health care foundation, introduced an interactive tool this week that allows users to compare congressional health care reform bills, including various Medicare for All proposals.
Tonya Woodland, M.H.R.M., M.S., joined the Commonwealth Fund in 2019 as Assistant Vice President, Administration. In this multifaceted position, she is responsible for providing overall direction for human resources and building management as well...
Middle-income families are spending more of their incomes on health insurance as average premiums skyrocketed in 2017 after modest rate increases earlier this decade, The Commonwealth Fund found in a new report.
In the first 90 days of concurrent opioid and benzodiazepine use, the risk of opioid-related overdose increases five-fold compared to opioid-only use among Medicare recipients, according to a new study from the University of Pittsburgh School of...
The scorecard takes a comprehensive look at state health system performance trends between 2013 and 2016. The Commonwealth Fund examined states and the District of Columbia based on 43 measures across four categories.
Few patients are confident they can afford an expensive medical bill, as high out-of-pocket healthcare costs continue to be a cause for patient concern, according to a report from the Commonwealth Fund.
Commonwealth Fund, released a state-by-state scorecard on May 3 looking at each state’s ability to deliver medical care to its residents. The study broke down over 40 areas of health care from access, to the value of care Americans were paying for.
Over the last 100 years, The Commonwealth Fund has been committed to improving the health of the American people as well as working on international issues and to improving the care, especially of vulnerable populations.
The Commonwealth Fund on Tuesday released a survey of working-age Americans that found that 15.5 percent were estimated to lack health insurance coverage as of February and March 2018. That’s up from 12.7 percent of that group in 2016.
If the U.S. health care system were a separate country, its $3.3 trillion GDP would give it the fifth-largest economy in the world. It is also the world’s seventh-largest producer of carbon dioxide, making it a major contributor to air pollution.