If you’re not following the California Healthcare Foundation (CHCF) then I strongly suggest that you should. These folks do a great job of analysis and are an excellent resource. As an intro, check out their Top Ten articles of 2010.
I'm a Healthcare Information Technology consultant who happens to specialize in the Public Behavioral Health world. Things have been at the status quo for a while and I believe its time to change the conversation. Talk to me, please.