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About Theresa Tassey, MD, MS

Theresa Tassey is the 2017 Health Policy and Leadership Fellow at the University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine. Contact: Website | Facebook | More Posts

Where there is Smoke, is there Fire?

Marijuana has been shown to impair drivers. Studies evaluating motor vehicle crash (MVC) fatality rates in states following the legalization of medical marijuana have had conflicting results. This study examined MVC fatalities in two states, [...]

December 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Health Expenditures to Keep Rising

In 2011, the passed with two primary goals: (1) expanding coverage and (2) bending the cost curve. Exactly how much healthcare savings it will produce is still up for debate and is the subject of a recent analysis published in Health Affairs. In [...]

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments