Unbiased Analysis of Today's Healthcare Issues

End of week links + HWR

Apple Watch and chemotherapy. Globalization of healthcare. #YoTambienMeDormi. $2 billion needed for antibiotics research? Out-of-pocket costs as a side effect? …plus a pre-Memorial Day Edition of Health Wonk Review at Workers Comp Insider.  

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Links to start the week

Cancer spending tops $100 billion. Impact of behavioral health on US longevity 1960-2010) $25 billion for antibiotic research. “You gotta change us to inpatient!” The King is dead.  Long live the King.

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Mid-Week Links

Behavioral economics and pricing. Nerd altruism. What do mangos and high fructose corn syrup have in common? Can homosexual men donate blood? “I went to the streets to find love.”

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Tuesday Links

How to write a resume (advice from da Vinci). Additional cost of ACA dependent care coverage. Marketing vs. Science. Faster drug reviews at the FDA? Mental health and the NFL draft.

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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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