Category: Health care costs


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


A few health care news gems from the past week that you may have missed


The media are influential…on everyone else, say Alzheimer’s specialists


Oregon: Just saying “No” to expensive proton beam therapy (for now, at least)

2 12/13/2012

Other views on the NYT op-ed, “The 2,000 Year-Old Wonder Drug”

2 11/15/2012

How much does an MRI cost? $295 or $3,000? Both?

6 11/5/2012

Proton Beam Therapy: evaluating claims in ASTRO papers of “excellent” quality of life data

2 10/25/2012

Two more “more is not always better” reminders