September 27, 2019

CBS Denver: Organizations across Colorado are integrating physical and mental health services

Ben Miller, the chief strategy officer at the non-profit Well Being Trust, said the shift towards integrated care is a very important one. “They way we’ve […]
September 16, 2019

Catholic Health World: Suicide rates rising dramatically; ministry strives to be part of solution

That was a question posed in a blog post late last year by Dr. Rod Hochman and Tyler Norris. Hochman is president and chief executive of Providence […]
September 16, 2019

Washington Post’s Health 202: Who is writing 2020 Democrats’ health plans? We found out.

Buttigieg has released a proposal for improving rural health (we detailed that here) and a proposal on mental health. The mental health paper was heavily influenced by Ben Miller, […]
September 12, 2019

Catholic Health Association Podcast: The Suicide Epidemic, feat. Ben

The CDC reports more than 45,000 Americans died from suicide in 2016. How health care organizations and policy makers can better address this epidemic is the […]
August 19, 2019

Ben’s op-ed in the San Francisco Examiner on changing health care funding

To Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, health care is a sector ripe for disruption. They’re not wrong, given skyrocketing health care spending that’s yielding diminishing returns on health. […]
August 18, 2019

Becker’s Hospital Review Viewpoint: Healthcare needs a new type of digital disruption

In a recent op-ed for The San Francisco Examiner, representatives from the Lown Institute and Well Being Trust suggest most digital health apps are based on two inherently false […]
August 12, 2019

Baja California Politico: Las otras muertes, las de la desesperación

“Hay una profunda desigualdad en este país. Tenemos enormes diferencias en indicadores de salud entre ciertas poblaciones étnicas y minorías, y eso es una tendencia sumamente […]
August 5, 2019

The Nation’s Health: Nation in Brief, Deaths of despair up in young adults

In June, Trust for America’s Health and Well Being Trust released an issue brief, reporting that over the last two decades, drug-related deaths among 18- to […]
August 1, 2019

STAT News Morning Rounds: California pays a lot for health care, not so much for keeping people healthy

California spends a lot on health care to treat its residents, but relatively little to ensure they are healthy, according to a new report. In 2018, for […]