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A Minimum-Wage Hike Could Help Employers, Too

President Obama’s State of the Union address tonight is expected to include a push to increase the minimum wage. A lot of companies that rely on low-wage workers are worried about that. It’s obvious to them that paying employees more will result in some combination of three outcomes: (a) profits …

Chemicals In Your Breath Could Reveal Lung Cancer, New Research Says

A simple breath test for lung cancer got a step closer to reality today with research showing that specific compounds in the breath can indicate the presence or absence of lung cancer. Findings presented to the Society of Thoracic Surgeons 50th annual meeting showed that high-tech sensors can …

The Strategy That Will Fix Health Care

In health care, the days of business as usual are over. Around the world, every health care system is struggling with rising costs and uneven quality despite the hard work of well-intentioned, well-trained clinicians. Health care leaders and policy makers have tried countless incremental …

Innovating for Value in Health Care