Post Tagged with: "Merrill Goozner"

Medicare/Medicaid’s “Got His Back”

Medicare/Medicaid’s “Got His Back”

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October 20, 2012

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Health care & health policy, Medical Ethics, Payment, People in healthcare, POLICY:

By Merrill Goozner First Posted at GoozNews on 9/28/2012

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How to Curb the Cost of Cancer Care

How to Curb the Cost of Cancer Care

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October 17, 2012

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Cancer, Change Management, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Medicine: wellness & disease, People in healthcare, Pharmacy and pharmaceuticals, POLICY:

By Merrill Goozner First Posted at GoozNews on 10/15/2012 Top health care experts meeting at the Institute of Medicine last week delivered a stern message… Read More ›

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No Insurance A Death Sentence for Some

No Insurance A Death Sentence for Some

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October 14, 2012

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Death and Dying, Health care & health policy, Medical Ethics, Medicine: wellness & disease, Patient Safety, Payment, People in healthcare, POLICY, RESEARCH:

By Merrill Goozner First Posted at GoozNews on 10/12/2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s latest statements on health insurance, delivered to the editorial board of… Read More ›

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Should We Tax Health Care Insurance as Income?

Should We Tax Health Care Insurance as Income?

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October 6, 2012

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Health care & health policy, Payment, People in healthcare, POLICY:

By Merrill Goozner First Posted at GoozNews on 10/3/2012 Health care insurance benefits have been excluded from taxable income since 1943, when the National War… Read More ›

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The Cost of Living in Fat City

The Cost of Living in Fat City

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September 26, 2012

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Cardiovascular, Diabetes & metabolic syndrome, Exercise & fitness, Family and kids, Food and nutrition, Health care & health policy, Medicine: wellness & disease, Obesity & weight loss, Payment, Psychology & behavior:

By Merrill Goozner First Posted at GoozNews on 9/20/2012 Obesity rates have doubled over the past two decades and will almost double again over the… Read More ›

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Why Aren’t Health Care Prices Ever on The Table?

Why Aren’t Health Care Prices Ever on The Table?

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September 18, 2012

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Aging, anti-aging & longevity, Death and Dying, Genes & genomics, Health care & health policy, Medical Ethics, People in healthcare, POLICY:

By Merrill Goozner First Posted at GoozNews on 9/17/2012 Journalist-turned investment banker-turned auto bailout czar Steven Rattner provocatively calls for “not quite” death panels in an op-ed in today’s… Read More ›

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Are You Better Off?

Are You Better Off?

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September 12, 2012

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By Merrill Goozner First Posted at GoozNews on 9/11/2012 A new Gallup poll out this morning compares Americans’ attitudes about the economy now to February 2009 when… Read More ›

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Health Care’s — and Romney’s — Kodak Moment

Health Care’s — and Romney’s — Kodak Moment

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September 5, 2012

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Aging, anti-aging & longevity, Diabetes & metabolic syndrome, Exercise & fitness, Food and nutrition, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Innovation/innovative companies, Medicine: wellness & disease, Obesity & weight loss, Pharmacy and pharmaceuticals, POLICY, RESEARCH, Technology in healthcare:

By Merrill Goozner First Posted at GoozNews on 9/2/2012 Every reputable budget analyst recognizes that dealing with the long-term budget deficit depends on holding government… Read More ›

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Who Are These People?

Who Are These People?

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August 31, 2012

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Health care & health policy, Innovation/innovative companies, Payment, People in healthcare, POLICY:

By Merrill Goozner First Posted at Gooz News on 8/29/2012 As the camera panned the faces in the crowd at the Republican National Convention cheering New Jersey… Read More ›

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Factory-Based Care

Factory-Based Care

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August 11, 2012

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Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, POLICY:

by Merrill Goozner First posted on GoozNews on 8/6/2012 Atul Gawande of The New Yorker has another breakthrough article, this time on improving quality and lowering costs through… Read More ›

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