The following originally appeared on The Upshot (copyright 2019, The New York Times Company). A panel of health policy experts helps you make decisions along five key dimensions. “Medicare for all” is popular, and not just among Democrats. Most Republicans favor giving people under 65 at least the choice to buy into Medicare. But when people hear arguments...

The world of healthcare has moved from simple, to complicated, to complex, requiring leaders who work together, collaborate, and compromise to solve problems. For many physicians, the problem is that they’ve never received leadership training. Most of their training is around taking individual tests and written or oral exams. These...

The gold standard of medical research, the randomized controlled trial, has been taking a bit of a beating lately. An entire issue of the journal Social Science and Medicine was recently devoted to it, with many articles pointing to shortcomings. Others have argued that randomized controlled trials often can’t address the questions that patients and...