Articles about health policy


Missouri Editor/Correspondent, Kaiser Health News

Last updated: 02/22/2019

KFF, the non-profit health policy analysis, polling and journalism organization, is seeking a St. Louis-based Editor/Correspondent to join the staff of Kaiser Health News (KHN),...

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The dangerous stigma against pregnant women addicted to opioids

Last updated: 02/22/2019

Being a pregnant woman in America is a complicated affair. Once a woman starts expecting, social and medical attitudes shift to view her a vehicle of her child’s health. This...

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CMS Should Boost the Signal on Social Determinants of Health

Last updated: 02/20/2019

Historically, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) stance on the influence that social determinants of health (SDOH) have on health outcomes has been equal parts...

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Opinion | Did This Health Care Policy Do Harm?

Last updated: 02/20/2019

Did This Health Care Policy Do Harm? A well-intentioned program created by the Affordable Care Act may have led to patient deaths. By Rishi K. Wadhera, Karen E. Joynt Maddox and...

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Family Fun Pack ❖ People’s Policy Project

Last updated: 02/18/2019

icon-white-cash Introduction Relative to its European peers, the United States spends virtually nothing on benefits for families with children.1 This dearth of family benefits...

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2019 State Health Policy Priorities - America's Essential Hospitals

Last updated: 02/18/2019

When it comes to state policy, a couple of keywords come to mind in describing the year ahead: flexibility and experimentation. These key terms might sound familiar, as they...

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The latest Instagram influencer frontier? Medical promotions.

Last updated: 02/18/2019

Louise Roe has denim that’s ripped in all the right places, a bikini-ready body year-round, a husband and baby who look like they were picked from a catalog, and 698,000...

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'Leading the Charge' on Racism, Sexism, Activism in Medicine

Last updated: 02/18/2019

This transcript has been edited for clarity. Eric J. Topol, MD: Hello. I'm Eric Topol, editor-in-chief of Medscape, and I'm really delighted to welcome Dr Esther Choo from...

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Bloomberg American Health Initiative

Last updated: 02/18/2019

As epidemiologist for the North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Raleigh, North Carolina, Bloomberg Fellow Alison Miller tracks all deaths investigated in the...

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Why The U.S. Remains The World’s Most Expensive Market For ‘Biologic’ Drugs

Last updated: 02/18/2019

Data & Docs Why The U.S. Remains The World’s Most Expensive Market For ‘Biologic’ Drugs Biologic drugs, made from living organisms, are big moneymakers partly because they have...

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