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Who’s on First Health Wonk Review + Links

Brad Wright has posted the  Health Wonk Review: Who’s On First? Edition at Wright on Health.   Check it out along with some other interesting links from the week. Consultants and policymakers. Superbabies. Blocks grants: Case study in Canada. A pact. Standards-based grading. Brand penalty.

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Links

Economics isn’t everything. Do airline classes reduce prices? Tiered pharmacies in California? More drug pricing transparancy. Cure for sepsis. Narrow networks.

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Friday Links

VBID and medication adherence. eConsult. Do drugs reduce ED use during pregnancy? Mindfulness and managed care. Looming cuts to NIH.

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Links to start the week

Winners and losers. Is the U.S. really an HCE outlier? Superbugs. No IO in UK? Basic income’s version of the RAND HIE. What is CAR-T?

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Friday Links

Demoted in DC. Is big government not big enough? World’s most internationally revered money-laundering scam? Workers’ Comp golden rule. Bird flu in China.

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Friday Links

New hope for cancer treatment? Strategic drug filling around Medicare eligibility date. Unlearning descriptive statistics. Fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Cost disease.

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Links

Cardiologists, oncologists decry travel ban Treating chronic illness. Pancreatic cancer breakthrough? Statins can treat cancer? Cancer screening and cost sharing. The problem of polypharmacy.

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Trump Links

In honor of inauguration day, some Trump-relevant links: “Art of the Deal” in health care Trump and speculative markets. On “repeal and replace” (with Wile E. Coyote graphic) Will Trump cut public health funding? Trump’s HHS appointee.

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Friday Links

Why your city has no money. The “words matter” HWR The AI poker player? Should anti-vaccine MDs lose their license? The dental-medical divide.

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Friday Links

Wine and breast cancer. The promise of molecular imaging. The world’s most expensive drug? Who will be the binding constraint for drug access? 7 stages of robot replacement.

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