Kings, dogs and Burwells: The latest policy posts from the Health Wonk Review #HWR

BHN is hosting this week's round-up. In anticipation of the King v. Burwell decision, we offer kings and Burwells. The content of the images is not meant as a BHN endorsement for either position. Same goes for the opinions in these posts. Some say the ruling may come down today, others bet on 6/29. SCOTUS … Continue reading Kings, dogs and Burwells: The latest policy posts from the Health Wonk Review #HWR

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Harvard and MIT use clinical trials to study health policy #ACA #HCR

A New York Times story on the feds' failure to use randomized clinical trials for health delivery research led us to J-Pal, a joint Harvard MIT program. Here's a link to the group's health page.  J-PAL’s Health Program seeks to promote the important contributions that randomized evaluations can make in understanding how improvements in health … Continue reading Harvard and MIT use clinical trials to study health policy #ACA #HCR

Data, medicine, insurance reform and a round up of health policy blogs

Health data is a theme of this edition of the Health Wonk Review because it is also the focus of the current Knight News Challenge. That contest rewards media innovation with seed money. They use the word “challenge” literally, asking for innovative responses to question: How can we harness data and information for the health … Continue reading Data, medicine, insurance reform and a round up of health policy blogs

The importance of the hospital patient survey and more policy news

Two local bloggers contribute to the new edition of  Health Wonk Review,  a bi-weekly digest of health policy posts. HealthBlawg offers a wrap-up post on the health information technology and health care policy conference in DC earlier this month. The Datapaloozers are looking at data streams from the government and beyond in an effort to manage the health … Continue reading The importance of the hospital patient survey and more policy news

Where can you find the best of #health #policy blogs? On the new Health Wonk Review

Get the views on health reform from the right and the left over at this edition of Health Wonk Review. Take note of the Health News Review entry. That site -- which critiques health news coverage -- started in Minnesota but features a slew of reviewer from MGH and other Boston hospitals. This week's digest is hosted by the Disease Management … Continue reading Where can you find the best of #health #policy blogs? On the new Health Wonk Review