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Partners in Health

Note: Eastern Health’s Strategic Plan 2014-2017, Together We Can, was released on June 30, 2014. This article is one in a series outlining each of the plan’s four priorities: … 590 more words

Making A Difference

Economic Enlightenment: Streamlining Public Health for Sustainable Funding

by Jordan Mueller, MPH ’16, Department of Sociomedical Sciences

At the Dean’s Grand Rounds on November 12, Dr. Glen Mays, a public health economist from the University of Kentucky and a leading figure in the field of public health policy and financing, didn’t mince words about inefficiencies riddling the American health care delivery system. 751 more words

Global

USPSTF: Routine Vitamin D Screening Unsupported

To paraphrase Freddie Mercury and Queen: another one bites the dust, hey, hey, another one bites the dust.

More screening bullshit down the drain. Well, except for the fact Obamacare wants people to get more screenings, and just becuase the law compels health plans to pay for only screenings graded A or B doesn’t mean that providers can’t seduce people into getting useless, lower-graded screenings and either paying out of pocket or finagling a reimbursement agreement with insurers. 6 more words

Population Health

I fought My Fitness Pal, and I won

On November 13, 2014, I slammed My Fitness Pal, a very popular health app, in a column I wrote for The Health Care Blog, which you can read… 293 more words

Population Health

Jonathan Gruber, MIT Economist

By now, the insulting comments by Obamacare advisor and Affordable Care Act designer, Jonathan Gruber, are well known. If you need a primer, read these… 717 more words

Health Policy

Vik Khanna reblogged this on Khanna On Health Blog and commented:

My thoughts on the Jonathan Gruber, foot-in-mouth, events.

Thinking about population health ...

Population health has been defined in many ways, of which this opening gambit from Wikipedia is a good example, “the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group”. 387 more words

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