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Vital Signs: A Prescription for Our Health Care System

by Rick Ybarra

In Health Affairs most recent blog post, the new Institute of Medicine (IOM) report, Vital Signs, hones in on a proposed set of… 360 more words

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Defying the Supreme Court

Ted Cruz Channels Andrew Jackson

Although I don’t always agree with Supreme Court decisions I respect the authority of the country’s highest court.

When Ted Cruz told NPR this week the court ruled incorrectly on marriage equality and national health care I felt a chill. 290 more words

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As the Affordable Care Act reshapes the face of health care, unintended challenges are facing O&P.

The total number of amputees in the United States could reach 2.4 million by 2020; the total number of orthosis users could nearly triple that the same year, the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association found.

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Devil in the detail

The talking heads, never missing an opportunity to play follow the leader, are thumping again — with John Roberts again becoming Chief Semanticist — for a Republican “alternative to Mr. 837 more words


Obamacare upheld by SCOTUS

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Chief justice John Roberts has come to the rescue of Barack Obama’s healthcare reforms for a second time as the US supreme court struck down a Republican-led challenge to Obamacare that could have gutted the legislation and stripped millions of Americans of their health insurance.

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Analyzing the “Big Idea”: Extending the Success of the Marketplace Collaborative

An Interview with Robert Mecklenburg, MD, Center for Health Care Solutions, Virginia Mason Institute

In Harvard Business Review’s article “The Employer-Led Health Care Revolution… 935 more words