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An Outlier in Pharmaceutical Advertising

Among the community of nations, the United States often stands as an outlier. It numbers among the three countries without the metric system and now finds itself in a similarly small group in rejecting the Paris Agreement on climate change. Kate [...]

August 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Emergency Docs: No Clue about Costs

Emergency department health care professionals (ED HCPs) have a unique role in providing care to patients with emergency medical conditions without regards for the ability to pay. Though this unfunded mandate to treat can be life-saving, the cost [...]

August 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Telehealth is Inexpensive yet Drives up Costs

Direct-to-consumer telehealth has been touted as a solution to booming healthcare spending. Telehealth companies promise employers cost savings; each consultation is under $50 compared to emergency department or office appointments which can be [...]

August 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Battle over Medicaid

Over the last several weeks, a common debate on whether Medicaid improves health has reemerged in the context of the Republican health care proposals. Adding to this debate is a recent study of the experience of Medicaid beneficiaries in Kentucky, [...]

July 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

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