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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.

Redefining Healthcare by Porter & Teisberg

January 15, 2009

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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: http://www.hbs.edu/rhc/index.html http://healthaffairs.org/blog/2007/03/23/health-reform-redefining-health-care/ http://www2.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=467830 http://www.thehealthcareblog.com/the_health_care_blog/2007/03/business_profes.html http://books.google.com/ http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/297/10/1103 …also see the energetic exchange of diatribes (off-topic but interesting nonetheless) in this posting on […]

More assigned readings

January 9, 2009

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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 […]