Editor David Burda and Managing Editor Neil McLaughlin discuss the biggest healthcare stories of the past year in this exclusive video feature. Burda reveals the results of a reader poll on 2011's top stories, and McLaughlin talks with three reporters—Jessica Zigmond, Joe Carlson and Joseph Conn—about several of the year's most controversial news events.
Zigmond talks about the final regulations implementing Medicare's accountable-care organization program.
Carlson reviews the federal court challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
And Conn looks back at the myriad patient data security breaches that plagued the healthcare system in 2011.