Category: Health care costs

4 9/6/2013

Insurers doing what feds haven’t in refusing to pay for proton beam therapy

1 7/30/2013

If you have low back pain, chances are increasing that you won’t be treated based on best evidence

8 7/10/2013

Some skeptical views of NYT front page “race for cholesterol drug” story


Colonoscopy: case study in 1st of NYT series on how economic incentives raise health care costs

4 6/1/2013

“Here they go again” – 3 new proton beam facilities w/in 40 miles in DC-Baltimore


5 shared decision-making articles in JAMA Internal Medicine receive little attention

1 5/21/2013

IMRT for prostate cancer: newer, costlier radiation no better than old


Medicare makes big news with big data dump on hospital charges


Generic statins now “a market commodity, no different from grains of rice or sugar”


Urology journal publishes papers with questions about robots and proton beam therapy