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3 Studies That Show the Promise of Telemedicine Data

Ateev Mehrotra explains why a trio of studies on overprescribing antiobiotics has him excited about telemedicine data.

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Too Healthy for the Hospital, Too Sick for the Streets

Medical respite — a decades-old way of caring for homeless people — is on the rise.

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‘Too Healthy for the Hospital, Too Sick for the Streets’ Transcript

‘Too Healthy for the Hospital, Too Sick for the Streets’ Transcript April 28, 2022 Note: This transcript has been created with a combination of machine ears and human eyes. There may be small differences between this document and the audio version, which is one of many reasons we encourage you to listen to the episode! Listen in…

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High-Price Drugs Out of Reach for Many on Medicare

Bianca Frogner breaks down new research on the impact subsidies can have for people on Medicare trying to access lifesaving drugs.

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The Sky-High Price of Insulin and What Lawmakers Are Trying To Do About It

We explore the high cost of insulin in the U.S. and Congress’ latest push to address those prices with Kaiser Health News reporter Bram Sable-Smith.

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The Complex Relationship Between Quality Ratings and Pandemic Deaths in Nursing Homes

Yaa Akosa Antwi shares research on nursing home deaths during COVID suggesting even well-intentioned policies can have unintended consequences.

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How One Alzheimer’s Drug Is Changing the U.S. Drug Approval Conversation

Taking stock of the impact of the Aduhelm saga and Medicare’s decision to restrict coverage of the controversial treatment.

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Using the EHR to Fight Burnout in Female Docs

Michael Barnett shares research on why female physicians spend more time working in the electronic health record than their male counterparts.

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Immunocompromised in a COVID-Weary World

An immunosuppressed physician explains what navigating her life – and her workplace – is like in this COVID-fatigued world.

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How Nursing Home Staff Biases Drive Inequitable Care

Jasmine Travers shares research showing how racial biases can impact care for Black nursing home residents with advanced dementia.

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