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Nice Summary of Medicare …

July 16, 2011

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Click to View Article: The Economics of Financing Medicare Katherine Baicker, Ph.D., and Michael E. Chernew, Ph.D. Advertisements

HCFinNews: Health Execs report top priorities for the coming year

July 27, 2010

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Survey shows health executives’ top 3 priorities for 2010-11 July 22, 2010 | Diana Manos, Senior Editor http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/news/survey-shows-health-executives-top-3-priorities-2010-11

Deloitte’s 2010 Survey of Health Consumers

April 26, 2010

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http://www.deloitte.com/view/en_GX/global/insights/focus-on-the-issues/dcc690a7aacd6210VgnVCM100000ba42f00aRCRD.htm Now available online: Deloitte 2010 Survey of Health Consumers. It covers the following countries: Canada France Germany Switzerland United Kingdom United States (alternatively, download the PDF)

Data for Health Administrators

April 20, 2010

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A distant hope for long-term returns or vague calculations …don’t seem to carry the day in hospitals and clinics facing large and immediate financial losses.-Don Berwick (IHI, CMS) What’s measured improves. -Peter Drucker So much of health adminstration is a struggle to understand what is happening internal and external to the organization, without ever having […]

AP: “Doctor shortage? 28 states may expand nurses’ role”

April 13, 2010

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via Available online: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100413/ap_on_he_me/us_med_dr_nurse It’s a nice discussion (for AP, anyway) of the controversy surrounding DNPs (Doctors of Nursing Practice) and their inevitable entry into the world of primary care. (Please do ignore the comments section, as people apparently love to demonstrate their ignorance of the topic with vitriolic, rambling, partisan outbursts.) Even doubling the […]

Kaiser Health News

February 24, 2010

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http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org A description from their site: Kaiser Health News (KHN) is a nonprofit news organization committed to in-depth coverage of health care policy and politics. KHN’s mission is to provide high-quality coverage of health policy issues and developments at the federal and state levels. In addition, KHN covers trends in the delivery of health care […]

CBO: a preliminary analysis of H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act

November 2, 2009

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“…a preliminary analysis of H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act…” (PDF) http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdocs/106xx/doc10688/hr3962Rangel.pdf   …and the text of the bill itself, for those of you who have plenty of time on your hands: http://docs.house.gov/rules/health/111_ahcaa.pdf