Ex-Mayo CEO: Health plan lacking

January 19, 2010

By hammersmith

[Source: The Arizona Republic] – The former head of the Mayo Clinic said the health-reform bills making their way through Congress fall short because they focus too much on insurance reform without emphasizing quality health care.

Denis Cortese, Mayo’s former chief executive officer who now is an Arizona State University faculty member, said that the House and Senate reform proposals don’t address health challenges such as inefficient care and spiraling costs.

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