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

Checking in with this week’s edition of the Health Wonk Review

The new Health Wonk Review is up with a collections of health policy blog posts.  This edition includes comments on a Harvard School of Public Health study on "how public and healthcare experts perceive very different reasons for Medicare’s always-impending insolvency." Also, the latest on the effort to shut down the government in an effort to … Continue reading Checking in with this week’s edition of the Health Wonk Review

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

Forget the Supreme Court — Can Ayn Rand torpedo the health care bill? See the Health Wonk Review for more #HCR

Every two weeks, The Health Wonk Review saves you the troubling of tracking the health policy blogosphere. It also takes all comers, which recently includes a strong libertarian voice from a blog with an ambiguous name. From the digest: One of the most provocative entries that I received comes from the Center for Objective Health Policy (COHP), a … Continue reading Forget the Supreme Court — Can Ayn Rand torpedo the health care bill? See the Health Wonk Review for more #HCR

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

Health Wonk Review: Wearing the Green for the St. Patrick’s Day Edition

Here in Boston, researchers have looked into that most pressing of St. Patrick’s Day health questions: Is Guinness really good for you? Red wine gets all the press, but Tufts researchers found a positive association between beer and bone density. For this edition of the Health Wonk Review, we take a a look at the Irish Times and … Continue reading Health Wonk Review: Wearing the Green for the St. Patrick’s Day Edition

Reviews and Revues: Health Wonk roundup and Ig Nobels tonight

The new edition of the Health Wonk Review is out, hosted for the first time by the Health Talent Transformation page. It includes a video in honor of the UN's new ambassador to outer space. Such a move clearly qualifies for an Ig Nobel award, but the alien ambassador will have to wait until next year. The 2010 Igs will … Continue reading Reviews and Revues: Health Wonk roundup and Ig Nobels tonight