Friday Facts: August 16, 2013

How are Georgia’s HOT lanes doing?

Checking Up On Health: August 13, 2013

Auto wreck fatalities down but patients’ bills up; another ObamaCare delay uncovered, and why you should know Henrietta Lacks.

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.

Checking Up On Health: July 9, 2013

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

Friday Facts: June 28, 2013

Oil and natural gas were to run out in 1990 and 1992, respectively; today, reserves of both are larger than they were in 1970, although we consume dramatically more.

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.

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.

Friday Facts: June 7, 2013

Where does Georgia rank in the nation on state debt per capita?

Checking Up On Health: June 4, 2013

The feds are seeking input on elements needed in a regulatory framework for health IT and apps that “promotes innovation.”

Friday Facts: May 31, 2013

Just about any way you measure it, extreme weather events are becoming quite rare.

Checking Up On Health: May 28, 2013

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

Friday Facts: May 24, 2013

Georgia ranks eighth in the American Legislative Exchange Council’s economic competitiveness index, “Rich States, Poor States,” ahead of all other states in the Southeast.

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: 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.