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Top 100 Economics Blogs of 2016

Healthcare Economist made the cut at #82.

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Why the internet is free…

Because 20 years ago today, a decision with significant ramifications occured.  The CERN website relates: On 30 April 1993, CERN made the source code of WorldWideWeb available on a royalty-free basis, making it free software. And how the world has changed (for the better?) because of it.

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New Blog: Hacking Healthcare

Hacking Health is a new a blog that looks at the intersections between big data, life science and healthcare.  What questions does it intend to address? “Improving healthcare is a big data problem.  The volume and kinds of data that are created over the course of a patient’s journey through the healthcare system are so large and […]

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The Economist Gives Thumbs Up to Economics Blogs

Although mainly discussing the quality of economics blogs focused on Macroeconomic issues, the Economist endorsed the blog-o-sphere as a productive forum for intellectual debate.  To give it some historical context: “Previous publishing revolutions, such as the advent of printing, prompted similar concerns about trivialisation and extremism. But whatever you think about the impact of blogging […]

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Follow me on Forbes’ The Science Business Blog

You can also follow my posts on Forbes’ The Science Business Blog. My first post is on the CBO’s analysis of the healthcare-related budget problems titled “CBO’s Budget Outlook: Not Good.”

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Healthcare Economist tops the charts

The Healthcare Economist was ranked as one of the top 100 health policy blogs by the Health Tech’s Blog website.

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Should the U.S. Have Universal Healthcare?

Should the U.S. have universal healthcare?  The National Physicians Alliance says ‘Yes’, but the Institute for Policy Innovation says ‘No.’  You can voice your opinion at Opposing Views.

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Blogged.com likes the Healthcare Economist

The Healthcare Economist received a “Very Good” rating of 7.7 according to Blogged.com.

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Is the newspaper dead? Christian Science Monitor: Exhibit A

The Christian Science Monitor has decided that from now on it will only be publishing online.

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Results of the Health Care Bloggers Survey

Who are health care bloggers?  Ivor Kovic, Ileana Lulic, Gordana Brumini (2008) conducted a survey to find out. “The majority of responding bloggers were white (75%), highly educated (71% with a Masters degree or doctorate), male (59%), residents of the United States (72%), between the ages of 30 and 49 (58%), and working in the […]

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