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Articles by Kyle Fischer, MD, MPH

Kyle Fischer, MD, MPH
About Kyle Fischer, MD, MPH

Kyle Fischer is a practicing emergency physician in Maryland. He received a combined MD/MPH from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and subsequently completed an emergency medicine residency at Drexel University. Dr. Fischer possesses legislative health policy experience in both the Wisconsin and Maryland state legislatures and the United States House of Representatives. Broadly, his interests lie in health system and payment reform, integration of public health measures into emergency care as well as targeted interventions of high-risk populations, particularly victims of violent injury. Of note, he participates as the policy liaison for the National Network of Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Programs. He is currently a health policy fellow in the University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine and tweets at @KBFischer. Contact: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | More Posts

The Doctor will see you Now (For $160)

Although the Affordable Care Act sought to expand health insurance to near universal levels, this has not occurred. In the Supreme Court case National Federation of Independent Business v Sebelius, the court ruled Medicaid expansion to be optional. [...]

July 27, 2015 // 1 Comment

King v. Burwell: Knowns and Unknowns

Nothing gets a bunch of public health, public policy, and health care economics professionals quite as excited as prediction and speculation on the upcoming Supreme Court case: King v. Burwell. Source: Tim Sackton (Flickr/CC) At the heart of the [...]

March 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

“Disruption is Neither Good nor Bad”

“The ACA was a disruptive act. Disruption is neither good nor bad.  It is what we make of it.”  –Richard Nathan The popular media has mostly portrayed the Affordable Care Act as a piece of insurance expansion legislation, [...]

March 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”

Providing universal health care in America would be easy if it were free. Sadly, that is not the case. All too often, the general public, doctors and researchers are quick to look for new drugs, devices or technologies as a solution to maximize [...]

March 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

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