Phillip Longman is a lecturer at Johns Hopkins University and a senior editor at Washington Monthly. He is also the policy director at the Open Markets Institute, where he is currently researching the effects of concentration in health care. Mr. Longman was appointed by Senate President Harry Reid to serve on the Commission on Care, a federal panel charged with creating a strategic plan for the future of veterans’ healthcare. He has written extensively on VA health care, including his book Best Care Anywhere: Why VA healthcare would be Better for Everyone, now it its third edition. Mr. Longman lives in Washington, DC with his wife, Sandy, and son, Sam.
PANELISTS: Phillip Longman, Washington Monthly Joshua M. Sharfstein, MD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Mark Miller, PhD, Laura and John Arnold Foundation MODERATOR: Patricia Gabow, MD, MACP, Board Member, Lown Institute