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?”

Register for Georgia Legislative Policy Forum

EVENT REMINDER October 1, 2013 Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or Countdown to 4th Annual Ga. Legislative Policy Forum! Atlanta – In just 10 days, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation and the Conservative Policy Leadership Institute will host the fourth annual Georgia Legislative Policy Forum, a daylong event on Friday, October 11 that will bring national and state policy experts to the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel to discuss free-market solutions to Georgia’s challenges. Go to to register to attend the event. The only forum of its kind in … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: September 20, 2013

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

Friday Facts: September 13, 2013

Is more spending leading to better student achievement?

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.

Friday Facts: August 30, 2013

The total additional cost to state taxpayers of implementation of ObamaCare is …

Checking up on Health: August 27, 2013

When it is stupid to KISS, how online symptom checkers are helping and what’s happening to ‘healthy’ school lunches

Friday Facts: August 23, 2013

Federal government-wide, the time spent on paperwork documenting onerous regulations adds up to 10.3 billion hours.

Checking Up On Health: August 20, 2013

A portrait of the newly insured, the “gaming” of ObamaCare, using technology to reduce health care costs.

Friday Facts: August 16, 2013

How are Georgia’s HOT lanes doing?

Friday Facts: August 9, 2013

Lake Oconee Academy’s test scores rank it as the state’s top-performing public charter school and Georgia’s third highest performing public elementary school.

Checking Up On Health: August 6, 2013

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

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 23, 2013

Winners and losers under ObamaCare, who’s jumping ship and why the new law won’t reduce emergency room visits.

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.

Friday Facts: July 12, 2013

July 12, 2013  It’s Friday!  The Legacy of Hank McCamish On June 30 Georgia lost a great leader and a great man. Henry F. “Hank” McCamish Jr. was born and raised in Greenwood, SC, but after graduating from Georgia Tech in 1950 he never left Georgia.    A successful career as an entrepreneur allowed him to become a generous philanthropist. His leadership and gifts impacted countless charitable organizations and his guidance and mentorship influenced countless lives. Hank founded the Georgia Public Policy Foundation on October 29, 1991. He had two simple instructions: … Continue Reading →

Checking Up On Health: July 9, 2013

Better drugs, organ donation, liver “buds” and ObamaCare trips up time and again.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution praises Foundation Medicaid Solution

AJC editorial cites Foundation’s Medicaid proposal.

Checking Up On Health: June 25, 2013

The number of Americans with a great deal or quite a lot of confidence in the U.S. medical system is the lowest since 2008.