Can a computer save you from an extra x-ray?

Two news round ups today. First, check out the latest edition of the Health Wonk Review, hosted by Boston’s own David Williams at  The Health Business Blog.  As he reports: It’s a wonderful day in the wonkerhood, with so much health care policy fodder to chomp on. Let’s jump right in. Also, here’s some local … Continue reading Can a computer save you from an extra x-ray?

Who makes money on the current health care system?

Harvard Med School lecturer and author, Dr. Marcia Angell, explains on The Huffinton Post  In sum, the answer to the question, "Where is all that money going?" is that much of it is diverted to profits and overhead, and to exorbitantly priced and medically unnecessary tests and procedures. Any reform that has a prayer of … Continue reading Who makes money on the current health care system?