Contributing editor: John Leifer

John Leifer has more than 30 years of experience as a senior health care executive, consultant, academician and writer. An outspoken advocate for patients? rights, he is a frequently cited expert on health policy issues by numerous national publications and he is the author of The Myths of Modern Medicine: The Alarming Truth About American Health Care (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014).

John has worked with major hospital systems, physician groups, managed care organizations and governmental agencies across the nation. In the mid-1980s, he founded and published The Leifer Report, a cutting-edge healthcare journal that included contributions from President Bill Clinton and Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, as well as Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists.

In 2009, he completed a master?s degree in Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania with a thesis focused on addressing the psycho-social, spiritual and functional needs of cancer patients.

Content From This Contributor:

  • Who is Really Winning the War on Cancer? A look at the Profitability of Cancer Care in America [Article] doi: 10.14229/ONCO.2014.4.16.001

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