Amy is part of the dynamic duo that produces 2 Docs Talk, the podcast about healthcare, the science of medicine and everything in between. Together with Kendall Britt, MD, Amy gets into the big medical topics of the day and the evidence (or lack of it) to support them. Basically, it’s medical radio for smart people.
Last week the ballroom at the San Antonio Hyatt was filled with a group that relies on medical evidence in their daily work. The American Medical Writer’s Association was gathered to hear Ivan Oransky, MD. He is the cofounder of Retraction Watch and VP of MedPage Today. His speech focused on the multiple ways scientific evidence can be faulty, unreliable and fraudulent.
The news hit mailboxes at the end of September, just in time for Medicare enrollment: Medicare Part D premiums will increase in 2016. In fact, the ten plans that currently cover 80 percent of Part D participants will increase an average of eight percent.
This should come as no surprise. The law prevents Medicare from negotiating the price of drugs for its recipients. Medicare happily pays asking price. And asking price has been on the rise in a dramatic way. Continue reading on AssetBuilder…
Blog Scout is my curated email newsletter designed to amplify evidence-based medical content on the internet. I scour the internet, find great content by health care providers who are in the trenches day in and day out, and share it with you.
Whether you are a healthcare consumer who wants to educate yourself about evidence-based medicine, or a healthcare provider wanting to hear what your colleagues have to say, you’ll get the most relevant content from the most up-to-date providers all in neatly packaged, single weekly email.
In the medical blogging world, there is a lot of big talk about miracles cures and wonder drugs. You know – snake oil. What about the role of evidence in medical content? Just because it’s not a peer reviewed journal doesn’t mean that standards shouldn’t apply. Read more at Coffee Break Medical Marketing