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In the past months, many hospitals and other health care providers have noted the steep rise in the cost of hiring nurses. Many providers saw double digit year-on-year growth of nurse wages. For instance, some health systems in Louisiana saw a 16% rise in labor costs between 2021 and 2020. In large part, much of…
Trends in retail prescription drug costs. How would you fix the federal budget? ACA premiums fall. Prioritizing mental health care. School choice and housing values. Liability risk and innovation. European Health Data Space: what’s next?
Progress and pitfalls of bundled payment. Direct-to-employer contracting. Are bad online reviews an indicator of quality? Racial disparities and fear of COVID. Coverage after the public health emergency ends.
Operation Warp Speed for nasal COVID-19 vaccines? End of the airplane mask mandate? How should you think of copay coupons? Does access to affordable housing reduce child abuse? “Increased substance abuse accounts for between 9 and 26 percent of the decline in prime-age labor-force participation between February 2020 and June 2021”
What is the Office of Climate Change and Health Equity (OCCHE)? Did YouTube ads increase COVID-19 rates? GDP vs. GNP. Do State Medicaid Agencies use text messages? Healthcare market debate explained with economics.
Does access to pharmacogenomic testing results impact prescribing behavior? Digital endpoints for clinical trials. Medicare Advantage and mental health. Nurses on RaDonda Vaught verdict. Confidence intervals, compatability intervals, uncertainty intervals.
Background on World Cup Qualifying The World Cup will take place in November-December 2022 in Qatar. Today, the 8 groups of 4 teams were selected for the World Cup. A common tradition when evaluating the groups is to see from which of these groups is it most difficult to teams to advance to the elimination…
Ukraine’s cancer children. Is AI for medicine overhyped? Where is antitrust litigation heading? What is the future of the workplace post-COVID? Do pharmacists have prescribing authority?
Alcohol deaths during COVID. Operation Warp Speed: “scaling not discovering”. Expedited drug approval programs around the world. Should medical errors lead to jail time? Travel nursing: a problem or solution?