Research Corner

More (EHR) Messages, More Problems?

Ishani Ganguli on new research looking at how often doctors are switching between EHRs and other work.

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Will the Federal Ban on Surprise Medical Bills Work?

We dig into the research to understand what we can expect from this long-awaited policy fix.

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The Deadly Costs of Charging Patients More for Prescriptions

Adrianna McIntyre on research showing how increased cost-sharing leads to increased mortality.

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Infection Is Not the Only Pandemic Health Risk

Preeti Malani on data showing an increase in ED visit rates for mental health, overdose and violence during the pandemic.

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Alzheimer’s Can Wreak Financial Havoc Years Before Diagnosis

Ezra Golberstein on new research that suggests negative financial consequences can start years before an Alzheimer’s diagnosis.

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Exploring Inequities in Telemedicine

Rachel Werner on new research looking at which patients have struggled to take advantage of telehealth during the pandemic.

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Why Do We Spend So Much on End-of-Life Care?

Maria Polyakova on research examining the surprising source of outsized health care spending in the last months of life.

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The Dangers of a Slow Vaccine Rollout

Karen Joynt Maddox on research showing how critical it is for the U.S. to have a swift distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.

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Do Health Plans Affect Mortality Rates?

Aditi Sen on research showing some Medicare Advantage plans have better mortality rates than others.

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Research Corner

We always strive to root all of our reporting in the latest and greatest data about what we know (and don’t know) when it comes to effective health policies. But there’s way more research coming out than we can fit in a weekly show.  Enter the Research Corner. Each week, a rotating group of experts…

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