Unbiased Analysis of Today's Healthcare Issues

Friday Links

FDA defends Orphan Drug Act. AI can detect breast cancer. Smartphone doctors’ appointments. Changes in health care spending, 1996-2013. Study using data from verbal autopsies. Next day Rx. “End the Shenanigans”

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Links to start the week

FDA defends Orphan Drug Act. AI can detect breast cancer. Healthy life expectancy calculator. Fax of life. How formidable would Amazon be in pharmacy?

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40% of American adults are obese. The real cost of drug development. Using the right p-value. The next big thing. Giannis!

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Mid-week Links

Why is health care in Singapore cheap? Increased use of biologics to treat patients with RA. Not ‘Rockin the suburbs’ Health Economics using Stata review Value of later school starts: $83 billion?

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Monday Links

What’s the right p-value? Does medical marijuana improve worker productivity? Kaiser partners with Target. Pay the players. Thoughts on Massachusetts’ cost control law.

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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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