Unbiased Analysis of Today's Healthcare Issues

Tuesday Links

What happened to IBM Watson and cancer care? Cancer detection pen. Narrow networks and premiums. Medicaid and dental health. Outcomes based payment for PCSK9.

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Friday Links

Hurricane Harvey’s long-term health effects. The benefits of social insurance. The market for sick leave. Useful reference: demand elasticities by type of service. NHS short £350 million?

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Friday Links

FDA and anti-aging drugs. In defense of the dismal science. Which U.S. city decreased their minimum wage? Medicaid expansion, access and wait times. Are formulary restrictions ever a good thing? The logic of risk taking. Cancer is natural?

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Battle of the bundle. Do survey respondents tell the truth about cannabis use? ICER critique and response. Expedited FDA review and drug quality. Living with RA.

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Friday Links

Why high stock prices is not good news. Why health care policy is hard. Economics and animals. The source of the Obamacare exchange problems. Defining success or failure for Obamacare.

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Does anyone look at physician quality data? Healthcare CEO pay. The skinny on skinny repeal. NHS: Smokers and obese must wait for surgery 35 best health and science summer books

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Patient-centered medical homes SLR. CBO expects US fiscal deficit to grow Eigenvectors and eigenvalues explained. The opioid crisis and the U.S. job market. Your right to your healthcare data.

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FDA lifting barriers to generic drug competition? Value based contracting. IPAB ends before it begins. RWJF: Better Care increases uninsured by 25 million What’s worse than high drug prices?

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Mid-week Links

U.S. ranks poorly in differences in self-reported health by income. FDA pulls opioid off the market. Medicaid reform. Follow the money. Value frameworks and IVI Insurers now joining Obamacare?

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Mid-week Links

ACA and healthcare spending. Risk adjustment and the ACA. Value framework harmonization? Is value-based pricing coming for drugs? “…it also caused mutations to more than a thousand other unintended genes“

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