Unbiased Analysis of Today's Healthcare Issues

Friday Links

Google Body? Negotiate without being a pushover. Things you didn’t know about income taxes. Tax deductions economists hate. Drawbacks of EMRs. Pharma productivity crisis?

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4 Questions

It is currently Passover, the Jewish celebration of the Exodus from Egypt. One of the many traditions at the Passover Seder is to read the 4 questions. Here at the Healthcare Economist, I will also bring you 4 questions…health-care related questions that is on some of the more interesting topics from the past week. Everyone […]

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Friday Links

Measuring healthcare prices. Negative findings. The overdose. The end of the independent doc? Does parenting skills make a difference: yes vs. no.

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Friday Links

Men’s salaries as nurses. “Top Lawyers” are average. MRI’s for less. Before and after. Health insurance exchange enrollment. California is nuts.

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Tuesday Links

Madness? (March-related) Homo Clinicus. The next step for 23andMe. How to kill a doctor. Getting noticed. Biotech contrarian.

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Friday Links

Maps about America. Innovation at NHS? $63,000. Health care costs and technology. Is Apple’s ResearchKit ready for prime time?

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End of week links

Antibiotic development. Am I normal? Youngest self-made woman billionaire (healthcare-related) An ebola vaccine? What is your arm worth?

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Friday Links

£300m for dementia research. Drug-resistant malaria on the rise? Pregnancy tester + nanotechnology. Dentists lose a monopoly. The end of p-values. Time bombs under the streets.

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Friday Links

Good intentions. Taxes around the world. Big bucks for dementia research. Are providers ready for value-based purchasing? An interview with Mark Smith. Uninsured and tax penalties.

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Friday Links

A new fat tax. Ebola: it’s not over. End the employer mandate? Job lock. Penn and Teller on vaccinations.

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