Browsing: Health Policy

Health Policy Journal Club: 30 Million Outside the “Golden Hour” Certain communities appear cut off from the nation’s best trauma care. In the U.S., cohesive trauma systems began to coalesce in the 1
Tax Ills, Market Stabilization, and CHIP: What You Need to Know About the Tax Bill Smiling with uncharacteristically good spirits for someone who has been living in the ICU for the past couple of mon
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Health Policy Journal Club: Is There Benefit to HIE in the ED? Health information exchange (HIE) has the potential to save utilization and cut costs Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Critical Care Alert: Incidence of Coronary Intervention in Cardiac Arrest Survivors with Non-shockable Initial Rhythms and No Evidence of STEMI A 59-year-old male presents to the emergency department
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How Much Should Health Care Cost? There is no standard for how much insurers should pay for physician services There is no standard for how much health care services should cost nationally, so it is
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Health Policy Journal Club: The Front Lines of the Opioid Epidemic Mandating use of prescription drug monitoring programs cuts opioids by up to 10% Opioid prescriptions in the United States have been
Health Policy Journal Club: ED Visits Rise After Medicaid Expansion October 2017 More insured Americans under ACA results in more emergency department visits Does having health insurance make people
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Gracias. Merci. Danke schön. Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto! Random question: How many ways can you think of to say thank you? Seriously. Even if you're not multilingual, I'm sure you know the phrase
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Bait and Switch: Troubling Developments in Emergency Care Coverage Anthem, the nation's second largest insurer, has adopted a policy under which emergency department (ED) visits could be denied cover
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Health Policy Journal Club: Sharing Is Caring Interconnected systems for information exchange might improve care and cut costs In 2009 Congress passed the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, whic