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There needs to be a shift in the culture of medicine | TheHill – The Hill

Since the implementation of the 80-hour physician residency training work week in 2003 by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the medical community has debated whether or not this was going to impact patient care and mortality.   A new observational study in the British Medical Journal, demonstrated no difference in patient mortality, admission,… Read More »

Viewpoints: Are Lower Health Care Prices Going To Be Break The GOP Needs?; Progress After Parkland Isn’t Nearly Enough To Slow Gun Violence

Opinion writers weigh in on these and other health topics. The Wall Street Journal: Will Republicans Start Winning On Health Care?  Prices of health care products and services have been rising very slowly in the Trump era. Meanwhile the President’s opponents are embracing increasingly radical plans for the sector. The issue that enabled Democrats to… Read More »

As renewed debate over health care reform begins to simmer in Washington, can journalists give the topic the attention it needs?

Dec. 14th’s lower court ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional has again thrust health care back on the national agenda. It also gives journalists a chance to redeem themselves from what I have argued has been poor news coverage that helped fuel the public backlash against the law from the beginning. A lot… Read More »