Kaiser Health News interviews James R. Tallon, the chair of the Commonwealth Fund board of directors, in a piece on the Commonwealth president’s announcement that she plans to step down at the end of 2012.
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“None of this is a morality play,” he says. “Just remember, most of American healthcare wakes up every morning and goes to the office trying to maximize price or volume, and we have a system that lets them do it. And that’s how we spend twice what any other country spends.”
New York Daily News, August 29, 2011 “…Mulholland said he was ‘disappointed that the Assembly appointee,’ Jim Tallon, was voting with Thompson – insisting he should have been ‘arm and arm with me’ for higher pay…”