Some of you may have noticed that Treatment posts tend to be a bit long. OK, more than a bit long. I like to think that reflects a commitment to nuance and depth. Or maybe I just need an editor.
In any event, those mini-disquisitions take a while to write. And, lately, I've been having trouble keeping up with all the news, now that the health debate is moving forward. So, beginning today, I'll be posting a daily roundup of articles, news, and commentary that's worth checking out.
I'm calling it The Daily Treatment. Hopefully it won't taste like medicine.
Atul Gawande writes the best piece I've ever read on the high cost of medicine.
The Massachusetts Experiment: Better than you've heard, but facing some problems as well.
Afraid that health reform will mean new taxes? FamiliesUSA reminds us that we already pay a hidden tax.