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Listen Now Fatalities related opioid use now account for over two-thirds of all drug overdoses annually, over 60,000, in the... Continue reading
President Trump again denied the reality of climate change while attending the recent Davos, Switzerland, confab. He said, in part,... Continue reading
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Listen Now A year ago last week the President Trump signed an executive order reinstituting the so called global gag... Continue reading
Three upcoming podcast interviews in the queue: 2/26: Medicare Bundled Payments: Back to bundled payments, CMS recently announced the agency's... Continue reading
Per my last interview, here is my most recent essay, titled, "Fixing MACRA Means Fixing the APM Pathway," posted by... Continue reading
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Listen Now This past November 16 CMS published the agency's final 2018 MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act) rule... Continue reading
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Listen Now CMS has been experimenting with Medicare bundled payment arrangements, where the provider is reimbursed a total fee (either... Continue reading
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Listen Now Despite the fact an estimated 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain costing approximately $640 billion annually in... Continue reading
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Listen Now This, my 125th interview, will discuss Oregon's Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs) that have received considerable attention nation-wide for... Continue reading
Listener's may recall my August 3rd interview with David Wallace Wells concerning his New York magazine essay, "The Uninhabitable Earth"... Continue reading
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Listen Now Over the past 20 years Dr. Ronald Epstein has published on the topic he terms "mindful practice." "Mindful... Continue reading
For those interested in Medicare ACO performance, here is an overview of 2016 results via my essay titled, "Evaluating ACO... Continue reading
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Listen Now Electronic Health Records (EHRs) were largely adopted after 2009, or after the Congress passed the HITECH Act that... Continue reading
If you're into the weeds relative to the regulatory implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), the... Continue reading
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Listen Now Mr. Eric Weinberg is co-author with College of New Jersey Journalism Professor, Donna Shaw, of the recently published... Continue reading
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Listen Now Earlier this year St. Martin's Press published Dr. Haider Warraich's Modern Death, How Medicine Changed the End of... Continue reading
Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal's recent, "An American Sickness, How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back," has... Continue reading
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Listen Now Recently the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) (formerly the Institute of Medicine) released it's "Effective Care for High-Need... Continue reading
In late June the administration released its 2018 proposed MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act) rule. The largest proposed... Continue reading
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Listen Now Approximately three weeks ago New York Magazine published David Wallace-Well's 7,500 word essay "The Uninhabitable Earth, Famine, Economic... Continue reading
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Listen Now During this 20 minute discussion Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright discusses her recently published work, "Back to Balance, The Art,... Continue reading
This coming week the Senate will take up their amended version of the House repeal bill, the American Health Care... Continue reading
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Listen Now A 2012 National Academy of Sciences (Institute of Medicine) study titled, "Best Care and Lower Cost," found about... Continue reading