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Sleep over Safety?

Dr. Atul Grover, the Chief Public Policy Officer of the AAMC, alerted me to the fact that Public Citizen and the American Medical Student Association were up in arms over the current study deliberating between the 2003 and 2011 ACGME duty hour [...]

November 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Get What You Pay For & Pay for What You Get

Andrew Sprung and I had a great conversation about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s claim that premiums are rising (see the Storify below). Our view: premiums are generally flat. There is a lot of variation around this, mostly [...]

October 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Narrow Networks: The Result of Competition, not the Barrier

This fantastic article by Dan Diamond in Forbes on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s gibberish on health care during his 60 Minutes interview sparked some great discussion on Twitter – see the Storify below. Dan makes an [...]

October 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

When providers can’t win, patients also lose

Many have likely experienced the following scenario in their own doctor’s offices – a physician who seems far more engrossed in their computer screen than the patient sitting in front of them, typically in various forms of undress, [...]

September 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

The First Wealth is Health

The Affordable Care Act provides another attempt to bring healthcare into the national commons, making healthcare accessible to more people. Reports estimate that 10-15 million more Americans obtained health insurance through the Affordable Care [...]

July 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

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