Unbiased Analysis of Today's Healthcare Issues

Friday Links

Science facts from 2017. Peak pharma? 2017 year in charts. Nature’s 10. Physicians ignore an important source of data…the patient.  “If you don’t sit and talk with a patient for a half hour, in terms of your job description no one is going to be mad at you. But if you don’t know what the hemoglobin […]

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Vox’s best stories of 2017. What is the value of treating blindness? Workers’ comp is shrinking. Is Taiwan a model for the U.S. Are changes to the Orphan Drug Act coming?

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Friday Links

An open-source approach to value assessment Economic freedom in North America. Cyberbullying and suicide. Why are we moving away from academic medical centers to academic health systems? Reform within state employee health plans

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Friday Links

The cost-effectiveness of CAR-T. Cancer gene testing breakthrough. Uninsured vs. Insured: ER use. Doulas for death. What’s the problem with digital DNA? Plus, please check out the Happy Holiday Health Wonk Review at Workers’ Comp Insider.

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Real-world effects of Brexit. Cost of Obamacare = an election? Civil rights laws and health inequality. Chinese economic history as seen through eyeglasses. CHIP at risk? Last days of empire edition of HWR

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Medmal. Thanksgiving and healthy eating. Obamacare sign-ups in 2018. Thanksgiving health questions answered The state of digital health

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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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