Accountability is the key to transforming health care. Revelations of insurance discrimination, inflated pricing, hidden safety data — it’s all evidence that confirms many patient and family members’ distrust of those who hold the keys to their care and well-being. If we’re relatively healthy and...

Ideas and innovations abound for improving our healthcare system. How can we cultivate them in an environment so entrenched in power politics, net benefit to the shareholder and opaque information? Perhaps the solutions include federal regulation, pioneering thought leadership, bold efforts to implement the "impossible,"...