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Health Benefits In 2014: Stability In Premiums And Coverage For Employer-Sponsored Plans

Excellent summary article on the employer-sponsored health insurance marketplace. Key finding: as of today, cost control has everything to do with employees paying more of their own expenses out of pocket, not wellness or other similer gibberish. 38 more words

Health Policy

Murmurs, Rubs & Gallops-9/5/2014

JAMA Internal Medicine Blog contributors on what captured their attention this week.

An article in the New York Times discussed the possibility that Medicare will begin to reimburse physicians for… 552 more words

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Cardiologist Speaks From The Heart About America's Medical System : Shots - Health News : NPR

A very useful read about a physician who is truly struggling with what our healthcare system has become. Unlike many of his avaricious peers, such as the… 207 more words

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Why We Should Know the Price of Medical Tests. Patients as consumers and shoppers is nonsense‼️

Read the following story and let me have your opinion. I read these types of stories and then look beyond the glowing reports; what are they thinking? 857 more words


The response to West Africa's Ebola outbreak may end up doing a lot of good

Ebola just killed its thousandth victim in West Africa. The US Centers for Disease Control and Protection has put its operations at the highest alert level, and the World Health Organization has labeled the disease an international public health emergency. 404 more words

Clayton Christensen: American Health Care Is Sick And Getting Sicker

Great article about how broken and pathetic our healthcare industry is (and, note to conservatives…it was that way long before Obamacare), by Clay Christensen of Harvard. 10 more words

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The Arnold Relman Challenge: US HealthCare Costs vs US HealthCare Outcomes

The Arnold Relman Challenge: US HealthCare Costs vs US HealthCare Outcomes

Reviewer and Curator: Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP and

Curator: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN… 3,166 more words

Health Economics And Outcomes Research