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The Hard Slog

In 2011, the economy was struggling. Americans were facing two problems: economic growth was low and we had piled up debt up to our eyeballs. The debt was unsustainable. 385 more words

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Medicare Spending Slows, Hospital Care Grows

Back in 2011, Medicare spending was finally slowing down. Over the past three years, it has remained relatively steady – decreasing and increasing periodically but no drastic changes. 443 more words

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Do-Nothing Congress Is Your Fault 

Congress is polarized not because politicians fail to represent their constituents well, but because the voters themselves disagree with one another so intensely.

from Bloomberg View – Articles by Peter R. Orszag

Peter Orszag

Born in 1988. Sorry

Being born 20 years before a recession can lower your income and affect your health and happiness for life.

from Bloomberg View – Articles by Peter R. Orszag

Peter Orszag

Saving Social Security: A Balanced Approach

In Saving Social Security: A Balanced Approach, authors Peter Orszag and Peter Diamond outline the state of Social Security in America, and make a case for how the program can and should be preserved.   404 more words

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What Makes A Great TED Talk

TED Talks have become very popular in recent years, helping to make the recreational consumption of presentations mainstream among a variety of audiences.  Public speakers are invited to TED conferences and filmed for digital distribution in the form of videos and audio & visual podcasts.   384 more words

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Healthcare IT

Eight years ago, comprehensive information technology systems were in place in only a tenth of hospitals around the country.  Digital records are very important in measuring progress of patients and keep doctors abreast of best practices.   393 more words

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