Over the next month and a half, Americans will have a lot on their plates. And I don’t just mean turkey and stuffing. The upcoming holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas/Hanukkah and New Year’s) come with high expectations and, typically, high anxiety. Over those six weeks, we are expected to give thanks for what we have, fulfill the wishes of others and resolve to do better next year.
Applying this trio of holiday traditions to American healthcare, here are three reasons to be thankful for what we have now, along with three wishes and three resolutions for the future.