A futurist’s take on tracking improvements in the health system

By Mike Sherry, HCF guest blogger and KHI News Service journalist

In the end, isn’t the safety net all about helping people lead productive lives?

If so, then why measure results with lab tests, such as cheering reduced blood sugar levels in a chronically ill diabetic? Wouldn’t it be better to track how many hard-to-serve patients stay healthy enough to get and maintain jobs?