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CancerLinQ. MD hand hygiene. DeepMind and NHS collaborate. 4 types of macroeconomics. Drug coupons. Are integrated delivery systems a good idea? Stadium finance.

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Cancer liquid biopsies. Regional variation may not reflect inefficiency. Health care costs for average american family >$25,000/year. The 10 year breast cancer treatment. Peanut allergies and kids UnitedHealth exits California Are urban or rural docs more likely to use EMRs?

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ASCO revises its value framework. Do cell phones cause cancer? Thinking differently about care value. My stressful quest to get a prescription filled. Increasing vaccines prices? And last but not least, David Harlow of HealthBlawg hosts the latest edition of the Health Wonk Review.

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The “nightmare superbug” Huckabee on the return of “death panels” Life after death. Breakfast debunked? Obamacare rate increases in NY

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Is there a quality footprint? Using polio to treat cancer? P4P for PCSK9s. Hospital ratings. Nutritional advice from around the world.

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MIPS and APM, explained. Medical errors = #3 cause of death. Should you circumcise your children? Eminent domain for drugs? The end of qualitative research?

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Ambulances in China. MACRA. MIPS. APM. Confessions of a Health Plan CEO. What causes variation in physician practice patterns? Chernobyl, not so bad after all?

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Check out this week’s Health Wonk Review at Peggy Salvatore’s Health System Ed Blog. If that’s not enough for you, here are some other links for you to read as you head towards the weekend. Is I-O a cure? How will Sean Parker’s $250m be used? Is Part B drug reform a good idea? FDA expedited […]

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Brand drugs cut prices more than generics? Understanding Health Care’s Short-Termism Problem. Effects of cost sharing on mammography rates. Freedom is more than small government. Positive immigration to Red Lake County, MN. Do early Presidential polls predict anything?

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Are drug ads on TV a good thing? OOP cost matters The leader of the moonshot Winning the battle against rheumatoid arthritis? “Go corporate or go home”? The Wire conference

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