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Out-of-network legislation clears Assembly committee

The New Jersey state Assembly bills to address surprise out-of-network hospital bills are one step closer to becoming law, despite some remaining concerns for both payers and providers. 930 more words

The Economic Havoc and Failures That ObamaCare Hath Wrought

The Hippocratic oath of healthcare providers is, “first, do no harm.” One oft-discussed triple aim of healthcare public policy is to promulgate policies that will simultaneously improve access to care, improve the quality of care, and decrease costs.  870 more words


Escalating Drug Prices Are Unsustainable

The release of several new, astonishingly expensive, specialty medications has renewed the discussion over prescription drug pricing.  The new hepatitis C drugs, Harvoni ($94,500 for a 12-week course) and Sovaldi ($84,000 for a 12-week course) are emblematic.  343 more words


Aging: It's A Good Thing!

 Honoring Active Aging Week 2015, September 27th– October 3rd.

From Active Aging Week website,

“This year’s Theme: Live Your Adventure!  Led by the International Council on Active Aging, Active Aging Week celebrates aging and active living. 431 more words


Patient Function and Readmissions- Looking at the whole picture

My wife and I often joke I should carry around a small card to hand to people when they ask what kind of doctor I am.   623 more words

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