Unbiased Analysis of Today's Healthcare Issues

Group of Death?

Typically, when the Healthcare Economist talks about death, it deals with sad topics: mortality rates, preventable deaths, etc.  Today, I will discuss a happier death-related topic: the feared “Group of Death”. The World Cup Groups were unveiled today and popular press is claiming that the U.S. team is placed in the Group of Death.  There […]

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El Barça gana el Champions

My soccer team, FC Barcelona, won their fourth Champion’s league on Saturday.  Felicidades!

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A Disgression: Rodgers v. Favre

I am taking a break from blogging about health care and focusing on the health of the Green Bay Packers.  For those appreciate the quantitative focus of this blog, do not dispair, there will be lots of numbers. Rodgers vs. Favre At the beginning of the NFL season, the Packers jettisoned their hall of fame […]

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NFL Season Begins

The NFL season began yesterday.  To celebrate, here are three football related links: Football and Randomness Two quarterbacks?  Six eligible receivers?  An undermanned California high school football teamed use the untraditional A-11 formation to win 7 of 11 games.  The key? “In a standard formation with five fixed linemen, a play can unfold with 36 […]

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