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Health Policy Twitterati 2015

It’s that time of year again for our annual Health Policy Twitterati List. Each year we compile a list of the individuals and organizations providing the most important tweets related to health policy. This year has seen a huge shakeup – [...]

June 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Doctor-Patient Relationship is Sacrosanct

Oppegaard et al. recently published results from a rigorous randomized-controlled trial comparing an in-person follow-up to home self-assessment after a medical abortion. They found that home self-assessment after early medical abortion is safe. [...]

April 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

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, but many at the [...]

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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