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Wonk Alert: New Boston-Launched Journal On Health Care Changes

I strongly suspect that Boston is home to more health policy thinkers than anywhere else beyond the Beltway.

We have stand-alone institutes and foundations; we have university departments; we have hospital and health-insurance strategists; we have state employees ever more familiar with putting health reform into practice. And we have lots of Doctors Who Think. (No offense; that’s just a play on the old blog Mothers Who Think.)

So it makes copious sense that, as Chelsea Conaboy reports in the Globe’s White Coat Notes, two policy-oriented Boston doctors are launching a new journal focused on changes in health care “delivery.” She writes:

A pair of Boston physicians with experience working on national health policy are launching a new journal focused on changes in the health care system, including new payment methods. Drs. Sachin H. Jain and Amol Navathe expect the first issue of Health Care: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation to be published next summer.

Jain and Navathe began planning the journal, which will be published by Elsevier, while in D.C. together last year.

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