Tag: health exchange

Checking Up On Health: June 17, 2014

Health Policy News and Views Compiled by Benita M. Dodd I’m lucky enough to have a window office in a business complex that includes a dialysis center, a Lasik surgery center and a cosmetic surgery center. As I like to say, you can walk through the complex and get your eyes fixed and your nose fixed before you stop by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation here to get your philosophy fix … Needless to say, I see my fair share of ambulances, sometimes dropping off or picking up, but quite often racing in with lights flashing. I never know what’s gone wrong. But physicians do know what can go wrong. Which is why this blog entry by Patrick Hsu,… View Article

Checking Up On Health: April 22, 2014

Health Policy News and Views Compiled By Benita M. Dodd Happy Earth Day! Isn’t it a great place to be?! I visited my longtime physician for my (kind of) annual physical this week. This is the pout I shared on Facebook afterward:   Story time, children: My arm has been hurting for a while – I think it’s tendinitis – so I decided to schedule my annual physical and kill two birds with one stone.  After waiting an hour past my appointment time to see the doctor today, she comes in.  “Hold on. I need to check with the desk what kind of exam we’re doing.”  Comes back and does a cursory exam — reflexes, ears, throat, chest.  “You’re good.… View Article

Friday Facts: January 24, 2014

January 24, 2013  It’s Friday! Jan. 26-Feb. 1 is National School Choice Week! In just four short years, National School Choice Week has mushroomed nationwide from 150 events in 2010 to more than 5,500 this year. Today’s the deadline! Register now for “School Choice and Georgia: An Update,” the Foundation’s 8 a.m. Leadership Breakfast on Tuesday, January 28. In celebration of National School Choice Week, the panel discussion at Cobb County’s Georgian Club features three of Georgia’s leading education experts: Eric Wearne, Jim Kelly and Ben Scafidi. The first 50 people to register for this event will receive their very own school choice woobie – and you can wear it to the School Choice Rally at the… View Article

Friday Facts: August 2, 2013

August 2, 2013  It’s Friday! Win with words: The Georgia Public Policy Foundation is giving away four tickets, valued at $100 each, to attend the Heartland Institute’s Emerging Issues Forum at the Capital City Club in Atlanta on Thursday, August 15. For a chance to win a ticket to the daylong session, tell your Facebook friends what you like about the Foundation and why. (Be sure you “like” the Foundation Facebook page and tag us in your post or share it on our page!) We’ll announce four winners in the Friday Facts next week, so make your case by noon on Thursday, August 8. Remember, if you don’t tag us, the NSA will be able to see you but View Article

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