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Atul Gawande
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Let to revealing @NewYorker piece from @peterubel on How to Tell Someone That She Is Dying [Or How Not To] nyr.kr/1AjHeG4
Govt data: 10% of US hospitals report not using Safe Surgery Checklist. What it means. (It's probably worse.) bit.ly/1qDRRkV
Thanks for the shout out here! @voxdotcom: The 10 best New Yorker articles on health care bit.ly/1qDS7jS
On the rising C-section epidemic: new video from @NewYorker . (With Neel Shah, one of my colleagues at Ariadne Labs) nyr.kr/1lBd2w6
Doctors & students, this is what a medical hero looks like. @Reuters: Top doc contracts ebola reut.rs/1qAAy49 pic.twitter.com/sd9ALNI90U
Sorry bout that... RT @magger: Still traumatized by "The Itch": nyr.kr/1pcuNFZ @Atul_Gawande
Oddly enough, Christian Science Monitor has the clearest explainer I've seen on yesterday's contradictory ACA rulings bit.ly/1pctKpM
Johns Hopkins will pay $190 million because of gynecologist who secretly recorded patients: slate.com/blogs/the_slat…
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Read the decision that ruled Obamacare illegal in 36 states: vox.com/e/5690464
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Doctors for the 1%. @cflav on when income inequality meets medicine: specialists who only see the cash-paying wealthy bv.ms/1zDiFnc
Health Insurers Are Trying New Payment Models, Study Shows, via @nytimes nyti.ms/1n99PmY
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Drat. This seemed so promising. Evidence of H.I.V. Found in a Child Said to Be Cured. @nytimes nyti.ms/1oIMuv7
Health Affairs highlighted the difficulty Americans face getting acute care 4 years before the NY Times: content.healthaffairs.org/content/29/9/1…
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1 more heartening stat from new survey: 74% of Republicans & 82% of independents w ACA coverage are satisfied w it pic.twitter.com/EkQ1NzypVB
Only 9% worse MT @Atul_Gawande: Majority w new coverage (previously insured &uninsured alike) say they're better off pic.twitter.com/NbeOaevh8d
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5. 60% w new coverage have used their plan. 62% of them said they'd not have been able to afford the care before. pic.twitter.com/v7feCYo03c
4. Uninsured rates fell most dramatically in CA and TX. pic.twitter.com/tXxtAeB1LR
3. Majority with new coverage (previously insured and uninsured alike) say they're better off, esp those on Medicaid. pic.twitter.com/7HQsX7oldG
2. The ACA is helping, as intended, those below 250% of federal poverty ($59,625 for family of 4) most of all. pic.twitter.com/STDlfA21YC
New @commonwealthfnd survey. ACA making a BIG difference: 1. Uninsured fell by 9.5M people bit.ly/1raVRGn pic.twitter.com/KoM3rulG71
Yes, but damn is it funny. RT @brianhurn @BV Satire at its finest, surely.
Egad. This Goldman trader's letter to his mom, posted by Michael Lewis @BV, is so awful it can't be true, can it? bv.ms/1r5xIRH
.@afrakt @CitizenCohn. The key Q that the report doesn't settle is what the net gain in coverage. Paper says "most" were likely uninsured.