Checking Up On Health: October 8, 2013

Do you work with a psychopath? Are you sure you have insurance? When are stem cells considered “human organs?”

Friday Facts: October 4, 2013

  October 4, 2013 It’s Friday! Six reasons to sign up for the Georgia Legislative Policy Forum TODAY: 6. Justice for all. When’s the last time you had a discussion with a Supreme Court justice? Bring your best questions for Justice David Nahmias and test his jurisprudence. 5. One billion dollars. That’s the estimated savings every year if Georgia if were to adopt a new patient-centered model for Medicaid. Find out how. 4. Inspiration. Moise Brutus lost three limbs and almost lost his life in a wreck three years ago. … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: September 20, 2013

The association between student math performance and subsequent economic growth is very strong

Checking Up On Health: September 17, 2013

Learn what’s good, bad, diminishing, sickening, ugly and beautifying in health care.

Checking Up On Health: September 10, 2013

Apps for the health-care professional are third fastest-growing category on the market.

Checking Up On Health: September 3, 2013

Healing hearts, the high cost of drugs, bilharzia, biosimilars and why practices are merging.

Checking Up On Health: August 6, 2013

Can telemedicine cut costs, improve outcomes and patient engagement, or all of the above?

Friday Facts: August 2, 2013

“In complete contradiction to every promise made by the President with regard to the [law], insurance companies in Georgia have filed rate plans increasing health insurance rates up to 198 percent for some individuals.”

Checking Up On Health: July 30, 2013

New ObamaCare predictions, cancer over-diagnoses and overtreatments, the growing application of apps in health care and what overtime can cost you.

Checking Up On Health: July 16, 2013

Overused treatments, questionable referrals, misused payments, online shopping for surgery, Georgia’s most wired hospitals and who to follow on Twitter.

Checking Up On Health: June 11, 2013

Higher premiums for young people, a greater doctor shortage, great news for temps, and we’re not warming up to ObamaCare.

Checking Up On Health: May 28, 2013

Sick of taxes? There’s more to come, thanks to the “Affordable” Care Act.

Checking Up On Health: May 21, 2013

Higher premiums for young adults, backlash against small businesses, IRS overstep, penalizing part-time professors and more …

Checking Up On Health: May 14, 2013

Teaming up against teeth whitening, abuse-proof drugs, and doctors’ misdiagnosis rates and lies about cause of death.

Checking Up On Health: May 7, 2013

What if there was a CURE for gray hair?

Checking Up On Health: April 30, 2013

Remember P.J. O’Rourke’s oft-quoted comment? “If you think health care is expensive now, just wait until it’s free!” The amount of the average subsidy per enrollee in the health care exchanges under ObamaCare, for example.

Friday Facts: April 26, 2013

Oxycodone and oxymorons: Government efficiency does not appear to exist when it comes to drug abuse prevention and treatment programs

Checking Up On Health: April 23, 2013

You’ve heard of anchor babies. But have you heard of “medical repatriation?”

Bulletin! Registration Extended for Tuesday’s Telehealth Panel Discussion

GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION EVENT April 22, 2013 Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or benitadodd@georgiapolicy.org Bulletin! Registration Extended for Telehealth Panel Discussion Atlanta – A last-minute table cancellation has left some seats available, so the Georgia Public Policy Foundation has extended registration until 5 p.m. today for, “Telehealth: Taking Health Care to The Next Level,” the Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. Don’t miss an opportunity to hear the latest in health care innovations for Georgia! This panel discussion is moderated by Dr. Brenda … Continue Reading →

Register by Friday to attend Foundation Event on Telehealth in Georgia

GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION EVENT REMINDER April 16, 2013 Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or benitadodd@georgiapolicy.org Register by Friday to attend Foundation Event on Telehealth in Georgia Atlanta – You may have to travel to attend the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s next event, but what if you didn’t have to travel to see a physician? Discover the innovations in Georgia health care at, “Telehealth: Taking Health Care to The Next Level,” the Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23, at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. The deadline is … Continue Reading →