Dr. Jha on KBIA

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 23:  Dr. Jim Spears speaks with Sarah Ittner, a New York-based actor who does not have health coverage, at the Actors Fund's Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic on March 23, 2011 in New York City. Wednesday marks the one year anniversary of President Obama's healthcare law known as the Affordable Care Act. The debate over the bill, which aims to bring affordable healthcare to all Americans, has been emotional as Republican activists have tried to get it repealed. The Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic supplies those in the entertainment industry without health coverage with access to doctors and specialists. The clinic has been serving the entertainment community since 2003.   (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Will the Health Resilience Program actually save money? As seen in the recently published KBIA article, Dr. Jha doubts it. “There are almost no interventions that we know of that improve health and save money,” he stated. Read more to understand Dr. Jha’s perspective on what must be done to improve this.

Ashish Jha on NBC Nightly News

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center says young cancer patients have 2 to 5 times high bankruptcy rates than those 65 and older. Those numbers are why more and more patients and families facing cancer are turning to crowdfunding to help pay their bills. The internet is making it possible for these people to tap into the kindness of strangers and friends to help them in truly desperate times.