Rx for What Ails Health Care

A new book by Robert Pearl, MD, former board chairman of the Council of Accountable Physician Practices, explains the reasons for the complex issues in health care and lays out a roadmap for the future.
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Focus on Kaiser Permanente’s Physician Hiring

A recent Sacramento Business Journal story, "Kaiser hires doctors at furious pace," looked at the high rate of physician hires at the Permanente Medical Groups (PMGs), especially in California. Robert Pearl, MD, executive director and CEO of The Permanente Medical Group and president…

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Robert Pearl, MD, Pens ‘Wakeup Call’ in USA Today

Robert Pearl, MD, executive director and CEO of The Permanente Medical Group, published an opinion column in Sunday’s USA Today that serves as a wakeup call for the U.S. health care industry. Following a trip to India last fall, Dr.…

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