Losing strategy in Mass. on education and healthcare

By Scott Kirsner The future is not up and to the right. Yet if you look at two of Massachusetts’ biggest industries — healthcare and education — that’s the trajectory. Better quality, high pay, strong reputations, expensive new facilities, and breakthrough innovations mean you can charge more, more, more. Where are the voices talking about expanding access to education and healthcare, and driving costs down? In Massachusetts, they’re scarce. And that’s a losing strategy. “It seems as though the media may be at the threshold of understanding the seismic changes that are coming to education. The question remains, however, how will the public respond to the news?” Read the full article here: http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2014/08/23/education-and-health-care-future-about-cost-and-access/udaTGZntQzBf6hAsiYPwCN/story.html

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