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Necessary Steps: How Health Care Fails Older Patients, And How It Can Be Done Better
Necessary Steps: How Health Care Fails Older Patients, And How It Can Be Done Better

A chance meeting between an octogenarian and a geriatrician shows how the US health system focuses on medical care at the expense of older adults' well-being. (March 2015)

Tags: Elderly, Physician Payment, Chronic Care, Medicare

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Restarting Antibiotic Innovation
Restarting Antibiotic Innovation

In a WTOP interview, Health Affairs author Gregory Daniel explains why it's important to invest in antibiotic research now.

Tags: WTOP, Drugs, Gregory Daniel, Antibiotics, Innovation

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Biomedical Innovation
Biomedical Innovation

Briefing: February 05, 2015

Tags: Drugs, Alan Weil, James D. Chambers, Aaron S. Kesselheim, James C. Robinson, Innovation, Ernst R. Berndt, John H. Powers, Laurence C. Baker, Gregory W. Daniel, Ronald P. Evens, Julia Thornton Snider, Jeffrey C. Lerner, John D. Carroll, Peter Ubel, Genia Long, John Hernandez, Jonathan J. Fleming, Biotechnology

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Navigating Veronika: How Access, Knowledge, And Attitudes Shaped My Sister's Care
Navigating Veronika: How Access, Knowledge, And Attitudes Shaped My Sister's Care

When a tooth infection turns into a health emergency, a woman helps her sister get the care she needs.

Tags: Access To Care, Disparities, Elizabeth Piatt

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Controlling Health Costs
Controlling Health Costs

WTOP Interview With Alan Weil - Alan Weil discusses some of the findings in Steve Brill's new book, "America's Bitter Pill."

Tags: WTOP, Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, Health Spending, Marketplaces

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