Peggy Salvatore has posted Health Wonk Review July 2018: Summer’s Coming Around Again at Health System Ed Blog. Check it out. Plus, here are some links of my own to add as we head into the weekend: Is this what government drug price negotiation looks like under Trump? Do health insurance subsidies improve health? Breast is best? How does…
Elasticity of health insurance with respect to premiums. Why are Americans having fewer babies? EHRs increase cost by $44k/physician. Hospitals and information blocking. “After instrumenting for admissions to owner‐managed NHs [nusring homes], quality among long‐stay residents at owner‐managed NHs is generally better than NHs with salaried managers”
Does advertising work? (ACA edition) Is an individual mandate constitutional? Demand for health services researchers. NIH grant reviews: “The intraclass correlation — a statistic that refers to how much groups agree — was 0 for the scores assigned. This meant that there was no agreement at all on the quality of any application.” AMA: CVS-Aetna…
Who has more scientific publications: the U.S. or China? Is digital health a social science? How do U.S. healthcare prices compare to the rest of the world? Does continuing medical education work? What is the cost of defensive medicine fears? What does an effective lobbyist look like?
Will your treatment be a bacteria pill? Do physician-certified sick leaves affect employment? Writing for a mass audience. Are teaching hospitals teaching the wrong things? Paying your fair share.
Payer coverage of precision medicine. The best risk adjustment models. Meaningful use is dead. Long live “Promoting Interoperability” ICER on RWE. LTC demand in Europe. Wearables. FDA interested in AI, digital
Progress on risk-based agreements. ACOs increase cost? P4P fail with gym memberships. The importance of reading. “Super Bowl of lung cancer immunotherapy” Apple Watch health data leads to murder conviction. plus The Spring is Here! HWR.
I’m very skeptical of appropriateness modifiers. Computer scientist prefers paper voting. The Florida shuffle. Workers’ Comp managed care. Does culture matter for quality of care in hospitals? Should you give up on preventive care?
Cost of chronic pain. Patient-centered tools for choosing cancer treatments What we know about diet: two articles MISCs. AMA CEO on digital health.
ROI on VBP. Green jelly beans cause acne? The benefits of competition. Apple to jump into health care? Reverse nudge theory.