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JAMA Forum: Why Are Private Health Insurers Losing Money on Obamacare?

JAMA Forum: Why Are Private Health Insurers Losing Money on Obamacare?

Uwe E. Reinhardt, PhD, is the James Madison professor of political economy and of economics at Princeton University, where he teaches health economics, comparative health systems, general microeconomics, and financial management. 402 more words

MORTALITY TRENDS: Heart disease still leading cause of death but cancer is catching up

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. and has been for decades.  In 2014, there were more than 614,000 deaths from heart disease.  214 more words

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What Population Health and Coffee Have in Common - SlideShare

In a previous post, I blogged about in unexpected connection between the caffeinated beverage and the new paradigm of healthcare that is set to drastically reshape the way that medical organizations help people. 27 more words

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The Health Impact in 5 Years (HI-5) initiative

Early this week, my colleague, Kate Gillmer, and I were invited by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to sit in on a webinar where they formally launched their new initiative – Health Impact in 5 Years (HI-5). 276 more words

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Elderly Hospital Patients Arrive Sick, Often Leave Disabled

Elderly Hospital Patients Arrive Sick, Often Leave Disabled

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Hospitals can be hazardous places for elderly patients, who are at increased risk of falling, drug-induced injury and confusion. 131 more words