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Vidya Eswaran, MD
About Vidya Eswaran, MD

Dr. Eswaran is an Emergency Medicine Resident at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. She received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. Follow her on Twitter @vidyaeswaran. She has contributed to Policy Prescriptions® since 2014. Contact: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | More Posts

Access to Specialists Worse with Medicaid

Increase outpatient services and thereby decrease expensive emergency department visits, or so the popular axiom goes. This only works, however, if there are enough outpatient visits to be had. This study by et al. examines the availability of [...]

April 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Lower Readmissions for Medicare Advantage

Reducing has been a quality measure which has recently received significant attention as a way to potentially decrease our nation’s healthcare expenditures. By improving outpatient resources and ensuring continuity of care after discharge, [...]

February 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Robbing the Poor to Give to the Rich

Soaring health care costs have been a popular topic of discussion in the public arena, even in the midst of a recent spending slowdown between 2004 and 2013. The authors of this study investigated how health care expenditures differed between [...]

August 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

2016 Presidential Election Score Card

We are pleased to present our 2016 Presidential Election scorecard. The policies upon which we have rated the candidates are derived from Dr. which suggests there are 5 key healthcare issues at play this year: Prescription drug prices [...]

April 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

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