'Tis the season for year-end round-ups, and we relish the chance to revisit our favorite CommonHealth stories of 2011. We're also overjoyed to share the news that although our initial grant money from NPR has officially run out, WBUR has just taken CommonHealth into the fold and made us permanent members of its illustrious team. So for 2012, we're aiming to produce more of the same and then some — deeper, bigger, better, more-multi-media posts and more on-air appearances.
Massachusetts health reform stories:
Below the waist:
Costs of care:
Not a story, just a happy note: 2011 marked the inception of Healthcare Savvy, created by WBUR's Martha Bebinger and aiming to bring health care consumers together to share and compare costs and experiences.
The patient experience:
Medical research and health care innovation:
This program aired on December 21, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.