About 6 years ago

02/25/2016 - Food For Thought: 2/25/2016

This Coalition of 20 Companies Thinks It Can Change U.S. Health Care

– Harvard Business Review
Many companies outsource management of their employees’ health care benefits to those with little incentive to improve value. The Harvard Business Review looks at a new partnership where 20 major corporations (including Coca-Cola, Marriott, and Macy’s) have joined forces to create a platform for them to take a much more active role in the health and health care of their employees.
– The New York Times
The New York Times opinion page suggests that while the current field of Republican presidential candidates invokes Ronald Reagan as a patron saint, the actual characteristics that made him a successful politician are lost on them.
 
– NPR
Millennials (born between 1982 and 2000, according to the Census definition) are now the largest generation in the country, outnumbering baby boomers. But, in the last presidential election, they had the lowest voter turnout of any age group. NPR looks at how even a slight uptick in millennial voting in key states could swing the 2016 election.