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Nice Summary of Medicare …

July 16, 2011


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

Redefining Healthcare by Porter & Teisberg

January 15, 2009


Got this one for Christmas; it’s so far a solid read, if half-baked in discussion of the practical application of the authors’ theory. See official reviews and the public opinions in the links below: …also see the energetic exchange of diatribes (off-topic but interesting nonetheless) in this posting on […]

More assigned readings

January 9, 2009


How To Make Sense Of Medical Statistics Listen Now [28 min 2 sec] Talk of the Nation, January 9, 2009 · Relative risk, absolute risk, number needed to treat: medical research papers are loaded with confusing statistics. Steven Woloshin and Lisa M. Schwartz, authors of the book Know Your Chances: Understanding Health Statistics, talk about […]