Academics are trained to answer important questions about health policy, and collaborating with industry on research can have a big impact.
International comparisons show that the UK's National Health Service outperforms other countries' health systems, including the US.
Cost and quality issues have long plagued the U.S. health care system because insurance companies both finance and manage medical care. So how did we get stuck with this system in the first place?
TV news stories often frame contraception as a political or social issue, rather than a medical issue, depriving the public of vital health information.
A key goal of the Affordable Care Act was to lower health care costs, but first we have to help individuals make better choices.
Picking a plan that provides the coverage you need at a price you can afford is tough. It's even harder when you don't have a great understanding of the language that insurers use to describe plans.