Book Review: The Hospital by Brian Alexander

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I recently finished reading the book titled The Hospital: Life, Death and Dollars in a Small American Town by Brian Alexander. The premise of the book is very interesting. It takes a detailed look at a hospital in rural America, Bryan, Ohio to be specific. The book touches on the challenges a small-town hospital from […]

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Contraception Is Free to Women, Except When It’s Not

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For Stephanie Force, finding a birth control method that she likes and can get without paying out-of-pocket has been a struggle, despite the Affordable Care Act’s promise of free contraceptives for women and adolescent girls in most health plans. The 27-year-old physician recruiter in Roanoke, Virginia, was perfectly happy with the NuvaRing, a flexible vaginal […]

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Integrated Delivery Network-based Specialty Pharmacies

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Increasingly, integrated delivery networks (IDNs) are creating their own full-blown specialty pharmacies. Many are familiar with the integrated payer-provider model from groups such as Kaiser Permanente. However, other IDNs are getting into the game according to a recent white paper. Why are IDNs considering creating their own specialty pharmacies? Address patient access concerns. The number […]

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Bucks in six!

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Taking a break today from my normal health economics posting to celebrate my hometown Milwaukee Bucks winning the NBA Championship. What an amazing playoff run! The Sun block… And the alley oop! Source link […]

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Health insurance for self employed: know your options

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Are you curious about the options available for health insurance for self employed people? If you own a business that brings in income but you have no employees, you’re considered self-employed. You’re likely either a sole proprietor or a single-member LLC. You may have more options than you realize, and they’re more affordable than you might […]

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8 chair exercises to strengthen your abs and back

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Think the only way to tighten and tone your middle is to get down on the floor and struggle to do sit-ups? Think again! There are many exercises that can be done using a chair. Some of the benefits of chair exercise includes: No need to get down on the floor. For those who are […]

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