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Doctors, Be Warned! by NerDoc Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:13pm The former Health Minister, House of Lords, in this rather short and pithy correspondence, warns doctors to steer clear of the rather controversial issue of assisted death. Maybe its just me, or maybe the streak of rebelliousness that I harbor within that makes me look at this article with a lot of distaste and disgust. Well, here is the disc ... Read on »
Experts Assess Impact of Health Reform on Mental Health Coverage by Medline Plus Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 6:59am For Information Contact: Embargoed Until: Eve Herold, 703-907-8640 November 1, 2010 press@psych.org Release No. 10-67 Beth Casteel, 703-907-8562 bcasteel@psych.org Experts Assess Impact of Health Reform on Mental Health Coverage ARLINGTON, Va. (November 1, 2010) – Implementation of the health care reform legislation, the P ... Read on »
US Policy on China’s Economic Policies Questioned by Senators – Get’s Complicated When US Health Insurance Com by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 10 Jun 2010 8:18pm I3 an Ingenix subsidiary bought ChinaGate, who provides product-development regulatory services for pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology companies looking to enter and access the Chinese market and that include the US.  I guess with the layers of subsidiaries now we have ChinaGate, a subsidiary of I3, who is subsidiary of Ingenix, ... Read on »
HIFA 2015: Why we need it? by NerDoc Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:13pm   GODLEE, F., PAKENHAMWALSH, N., NCAYIYANA, D., COHEN, B., & PACKER, A. (2004). Can we achieve health information for all by 2015? The Lancet, 364 (9430), 295-300 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(04)16681-6 GODLEE, F., HORTON, R., & SMITH, R. (2000). Global information flow The Lancet, 356 (9236), 1129-1130 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-673 ... Read on »
Preventing iatrogenic pandemics of panic/ BMJ by Meryl Nass Posted Sun 13 Jun 2010 1:46am June 9 BMJ article by Luc Bonneux and Wim Van Damme The decisions to stockpile antivirals and influenza vaccines to control avian flu (2005-6) and swine flu (2009) cost large amounts of money. 1 2 Both epidemic threats were mostly iatrogenic pandemics of panic, which caused little human suffering, but the global plans to control them were lar ... Read on »
Benjamin Rush Institute Debate on Markets and Health Care, Dec 4 by Dr. Paul Hsieh Medical Doctor Posted Tue 03 Dec 2013 9:30am The Benjamin Rush Institute will be hosting a debate tomorrow (Wednesday, December 4) on Kenneth Arrow's ideas of uncertainty as applied to health economics .  The set of panelists looks very impressive! Here is their announcement In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Kenneth Arrow's highly influential article " Uncertainty and the ... Read on »
Photoshare Annual International Photo Contest by NerDoc Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:13pm The Photoshare Annual International Photo Contest is a major competition run by Knowledge for Health (K4Health) at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for communication Programs (CCP). This year, we are delighted to announce that the Contest will include a special HIFA2015 Photography Award for the best photo in the ... Read on »
Half of Patients With Alzheimer's Disease Adhere to Cholinesterase Inhibitors After 1 Year: Presented at ANA by Susan Berg Posted Fri 30 Oct 2009 11:02pm Here is a great dementia resource for caregivers and healthcare professinals, Here is information on being the best caregiver you can be Here are more interesting dementia brain boosting activities DG Dispatch By Charlene Laino BALTIMORE, Md -- About half of patients with Alzheimer's disease who have been prescribed oral cho ... Read on »
Half of Patients With Alzheimer's Disease Adhere to Cholinesterase Inhibitors After 1 Year: Presented at ANA by Susan Berg Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm Here is a great dementia resource for caregivers and healthcare professinals, Here is information on being the best caregiver you can be Here are more interesting dementia brain boosting activities DG Dispatch By Charlene Laino BALTIMORE, Md -- About half of patients with Alzheimer's disease who have been prescribed oral c ... Read on »
Castlight Health CMO Dena Bravata on price transparency in health care (transcript) by David W. Patient Expert Posted Tue 16 Nov 2010 8:00am This is the transcript of my recent podcast interview with Castlight Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Dena Bravata. David E. Williams: This is David Williams , cofounder of MedPharma Partners and author of the Health Business Blog.  I’m speaking today with Dr. Dena Bravata.  She is Chief Medical Officer of Castlight Health . Dena, thank ... Read on »