Health & Body

It Turns Out, Medicare IS Socialized Medicine.

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG Florida Governor Rick Scott tries to scare voters by claiming that Democrats are going to...

When Parents Go to Prison, Children Suffer Consequences

When parents go to prison, their children’s lives are changed. It’s happening more and more to kids in the United States, and it comes at a price...

That Booze News? Look Past the Headlines and Don't Panic

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG The recent alcohol study made a lot of breathless headlines along the lines of "no amount...

Black Maternal Mortality

In the US, too many moms are dying around the time of childbirth. Every year, more than 700 mothers die from complications related to pregnancy and...

Medicare for All Could Save the US $2 Trillion

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG A recent study said that single payer Medicare for everybody would cost the government A...

How Administrative Costs Drive Healthcare Costs

Administration of medical care is a huge driver of costs in the United States' healthcare system. Running hospitals, generating bills, and...

Got a Bad Diagnosis? Talk to Someone Who Has Been Through It

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG When someone gets a diagnosis, they should get lots of time with their doctors and nurses...

What Should Future Childhood Programs Look Like?

In 2005, when the RAND Corporation wrote about early childhood interventions, they argued that the evidence to date showed those interventions...

The Trump Admin is Back to Sabotaging Obamacare

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG Last week, we gave the Trump department of Health and Human Services some credit for...

Do Early Childhood Programs Pay Off?

Are early childhood programs a good use of resources? In this series so far, we've talked about what childhood programs are, and whether they work....

ACA Risk Adjustment is out of Danger. For Now.

Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG A few weeks ago, we were critical of the Trump administration's handling of ACA risk...

Do Early Childhood Interventions Work?

Last week we started our deep dive into the RAND Corporation’s comprehensive report on early childhood programs. We talked about how they’re...

PHC Case Study – Multisectoral action in Thailand
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One of the three key areas of good primary health care is multisectoral policy and action to systematically address social, economic, environmental...

PHC Case Study – Empowered communities in Sri Lanka
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One of the three key areas of good primary health care is empowered people and communities who can take control of their health. In Colombo, Sri...