This morning’s Boston Globe features an op-ed authored by Dr. David Torchiana, in which he expounded upon the current state of Massachusetts health care costs, and called for a measured, informed path forward as the Commonwealth looks to address price variation in its systems of care.

“When you add it all up, our health care system is one of our state’s greatest assets across multiple dimensions – affordability, access, quality and scientific and economic productivity,” Torchiana said.

And that means there is a great deal at stake as the state moves forward with its discussions about price variation the future of health care costs. Good policies, Torchiana says, can rise only from a clear understanding of the full context.

To read the entire piece, please click here.

Topics: Affordability, Innovation, Access to Care

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