The Global Struggle to Care for Patients with Complex Needs

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<p>Representatives from governmental health organizations in Australia, Israel, and the U.S. discussed results from the 2015 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey at a media briefing in Washington, D.C., on December 9. The survey focused on physicians' ability to care for the sickest patients, including those with multiple chronic conditions or serious mental health problems.</p><p>Participants in the event, which was moderated by <em>Health Affairs</em>, included Richard G. Frank, Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Martin Bowles, Secretary of the Australian Department of Health; and Arnon Afek, Acting Associate Director General of the Israeli Ministry of Health. <em>Health Affairs</em> Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil moderated the discussion.</p>
<p>Get briefing highlights, from a <a target="_blank" href="… post</a> as well as <a target="_blank" href="">audio</a…;, on the <em>Health Affairs</em> website.</p> Read more