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Atul Gawande
medicine 87,284 followers
Is the real reform to stop paying MDs a percentage of injected drugs? bv.ms/1ihGoRR
Why eye doctors are 1/2 of top paid Medicare docs: paid 6% of Lucentis ($2000/shot) v Avastin ($50) @BloombergView bv.ms/1ihGoRR
Sebelius's last job: to take as much blame for the botched ACA website launch as she can strap onto her back. slate.me/1n1FKLk
The Sebelius legacy: One epic IT failure, millions of newly insured Americans newrepublic.com/article/117336…
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Count on @RollingStone to collect the data: Obamacare is working. Coverage on target. rol.st/1gcOHxj
.@BloombergView on the bipartisan capitulation to Medicare Advantage plan lobbyists bv.ms/1etAcBx
How India-U.S.'s steamy fling in Bush era cooled to "let's take a break" in Obama years: @RaviAgrawalCNN nails it. cnn.com/2014/04/06/opi…
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The largest democratic vote continues today in India. Here are 11 things you need to know. #IndiaElections ow.ly/vwyRV
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If you want to learn about US Health Policy: our @HarvardHSPH @edXOnline course is open - PH210x bit.ly/1e3hpSZ
HMS & @BrighamWomens' Nancy Keating on her study finding mammogram's benefits overstated [video] via @CBSThisMorning hvrd.me/vlHxY
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An @NEJM roundtable on Avoiding Low Value Care with me talking to an ethicist, an economist, and an internist bit.ly/1k2IV5f
Best episode of @TheAmericansFX yet. As enthralling as it is chilling.
So glad to see this happening! @tgoetz: @Atul_Gawande have you seen the new bit.ly/1jmSkUW? it is partly inspired by your efforts!
India has officially done the impossible and eradicated polio - @CNN cnn.it/1gftfYR
In this graph of life expectancy at birth vs. health spending per capita, one country stands out pic.twitter.com/CE9RGh4hYf
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What happens when you give a hospital tech a 3D printer. It's the small capabilities that seem most appealing to me bit.ly/1pmdf86
NRA vs Public Health. More on the absurdity of the attack on Dr. Vivek Murthy, surgeon general nominee: bv.ms/1gJ6FE1
In terms of health and longevity, your zip code matters more than your genetic code. nyti.ms/1d0h96J
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Redeployment, @PhilKlay's Iraq War stories, is tremendous--vivid, intense, psychologically acute. NYT rightly raved: nyti.ms/1g1qbAt
@David_Gergen @Atul_Gawande Because it's purely political for a surgeon general nominee to oppose gun violence against children....
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The success of the attack on Vivek Murthy's nomination for Surgeon General, for holding views on guns that the AMA holds, is infuriating.
Makes blood boil: NYT report how NRA blocking Dr Vivek Murthy fm becoming US Surgeon General. Have met. Fine Obama choice, deserving.
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