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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

Health Policy

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

An unexpected anomaly in U.S. health care spending

The actuaries of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently published a report on the slowdown in the rate of increase in health care spending in the U.S; the report is neatly summarized in a Huffington Post blog post ( 504 more words

Alternate Health Care View

Medical Advice from Your Fleet Surgeon: How to Choose Health Care Wisely

Note: Guest blogger Peter Lund, MD, practices urology in Erie and is a former president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and Erie County Medical Society. 503 more words

Health Care Prices, Employment Up: Spending Flat

ANN ARBOR — The Altarum Institute’s monthly checkup on America’s health care spending finds prices up, particularly for hospitals and medicine, but not the expected increase in care utilization that was expected from millions more Americans with health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. 282 more words