Unbiased Analysis of Today's Healthcare Issues

Friday Links

Rural maternity care. Personalized medicine. War. Pharmaceutical use and price discrimination. Iran, sanctions, and Pharma. Mardi gras beads and capitalism.

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Friday Links

How medicine will use 3D printers. 5 things to know about biosimilars. Pharma halting payments to MDs? Hospital of the future? Nanodegree guarantees a job?

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2015 Year in review

My review of 2015 year in review posts from a variety of sources.  Enjoy. CBS News medical stories of 2015.  N.Y. Times take on 2015’s the top health and medical stories. Best Marginal Revolution posts. Managed Care Matters update on the ACA: Part I and Part II. The Economist: Best books of 2015. Incidental Economist […]

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Mid-week Links

Health status and longevity. Hero. Who participates in BPCI? Stay safe. The end of ISIS (healthcare-related)?

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Mid-week Links

Merit-based financial aid increases alcohol consumption. Can Walmart improve health? No pain. Does this qualify as high-value healthcare? Value of HCV drugs to those who never get HCV.

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Friday Links

Is ‘best price’ a good deal? Friendship and health. Physicians and DTC advertising. ACA and competition. Best books of 2015.

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Mid-Week Links

2016 Obamacare premiums. What happened to the munchies? Racial disparities in NIH funding? The downside of EMR. Deaths due to rheumatoid arthritis. What is the business of Workers’ Comp?

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Tuesday Links

Global drug spending in 2030: $1.4 trillion. STAT. Fewer men getting tested for prostate cancer. The special idea and the big idea. Calling Dr. Pigeon. The end of meaningful use?

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Mid-week Links

Physician spending and malpractice claims. Cancer in rural America. Cost of colon cancer: $6.4 billion. Will Obamacare hurt small business? Traffic relief in LA?

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Thursday Links

Too much cancer data? L.A. cancer sleuths. Who owns a corporation? Being graded. Medicare won’t let researchers study substance abuse?

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