The poor will always be with us, and they want and need healthcare The most vulnerable deserve care and coverage for preventative health services. A medical home far away from home Pediatricians know that coordination and advocacy work. What happens, however, when we are faced with complex cases in conditions that are nontraditional and prohibitively difficult? Gap between dual eligible and non-dual eligible members growing April 02, 2015 By Tracey Walker A significant and growing performance gap exists between dual eligible and non-dual eligible members that cannot be attributed to a health plan's quality of service, a new study by Inovalon has found. Providing eye care in Ukraine January 28, 2015 By Barbara Plaugher Patients were eager for their free eye care, and they crowded around the doors to our clinics, making entrance into the clinics a near impossible task; however, 2,693 patients were cared for in our five days of clinics. Budget options will reshape healthcare January 02, 2014 By Jill Wechsler Changes will impact Medicare, Medicaid, tax policy and the competitive landscape. Scorecard shows location more critial than income October 01, 2013 By Julie Miller Commonwealth Fund: Low-income families have advantages in top performing states Are there racial disparities in infant mortality and prematurity? The epidemiology of racial disparity in prematurity and infant mortality is a complex problem, say the authors, and public health programs are part of the solution.