Unbiased Analysis of Today's Healthcare Issues

Friday Links

People seeing what they want to see. Several Nobelists would be wrong about it. Medical technology and health expenditures. Obamacare and Medicare. Are narrow networks a good thing?

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Weekend Links

Can wireless technology replace nurses? Social media and physician complaints. Oligopoly that is academia. Inappropriate uses of HIPAA. A Dearth in Innovation.

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Friday Links

Obamacare and 2015 insurance premiums. Avoidable deaths. Science in the cloud. Are homicide rates really declining? Is the price of health care decelerating? Toilet sans water. Revitalizing the art of the physical exam.

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EHR hacking inevitable. A Tale of Two Cities. Decriminalization and cannabis use. Recession and immigrant’s health care spending. LioMessi. USA defeated, but breaks record.

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Friday Links

Vaccinate your kids. Antibiotic resistance hot spots? Scope bias. The cause of unexplained strokes? USA! USA!  

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Friday Links: World Cup Edition

Get your Friday health care fix… How to fix the VA? Cost to fix Obamacare. Obamacare ‘sticker shock’ not shocking. Sanofi + Medtronic vs. Diabetes. Exchange premiums rise by 8%. Black box warning backfires? …and in the spirit of the World Cup, here are two sports-related posts… USMNT! Athletes = company-town employees? The U.S. plays […]

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Friday Links

Don’t be a rationalist. Moral hazard? The end of patents? How much market power to hospitals really have? Principal-agent problem. Minimum access to care standards.

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End of week links

Another type of SID for newborns. Longer bar hours, fewer drunk drivers? Marginal tax rates >100%? (Not) Defending Medicare Advantage? Docs: “overwhelming impulse to flee…” Is treating alcoholics profitable?  

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Friday Links

Libertarian case for Medicaid. Who should you trust more: you doc or Wikipedia? Lessons from the VA. Measles cases hit record number. Big vs. small hospitals in the UK.

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Thursday Links

Doctors on demand. Get rid of the employer mandate? Healthcare M&A. Preventable deaths by State. A braille phone. Reading your therapist’s notes.

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