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Candidates and their Health: A Call for Independent Analysis

An independent panel of physicians reviewing the presidential candidates’ entire medical records could transparently report those findings to the public.

September 19, 2016
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TMC Health Policy

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If you think the market can fix health care, think again. Without perfect information & perfect competition, this will be a challenge. Learn more in our new book published by @RLPGBooks https://t.co/MRV3Ns7nwe #healthpolicy https://t.co/uDc2gqVNWM

4 hours ago
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How much of US health care spending is wasteful? 10 percent? 25 percent? Try nearly a THIRD. We’ll discuss why it's so much at a discussion of our new book in Houston Oct. 15 https://t.co/MRV3Ns7nwe https://t.co/PulyEJeeZz

4 days ago
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“The best way to increase the physician supply is to decrease retirement,” says Tim Garson, director of the @TXMedCenter Health Policy Institute. Hear the rest of our discussion with @HoustonPubMedia about the looming doctor shortage: https://t.co/uEtgi1KokE #healthpolicy https://t.co/aYfvW7cwtt

6 days ago
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If you think the uninsured get adequate health care through the ER, think again. We bust that myth — and many more — in our new book “Exposing the Twenty Medical Myths.” Join us Oct. 15 in Houston to learn more: https://t.co/MRV3Ns7nwe https://t.co/wGxkThYxxZ

1 week ago
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TMC Health Policy

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This morning, our director Dr. Tim Garson discusses with @HoustonMatters what he's hoping to hear from the candidates about health care during tonight's debates in Houston. Listen live at 9 a.m. Central on @HoustonPubMedia https://t.co/liWgjOsRag #healthpolicy @TXMedCenter https://t.co/ERK6OuTaCV

2 weeks ago
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Tomorrow night - just 2 miles from the largest medical center on Earth - presidential candidates will debate the future of health care. We spoke with @BenjaminEW of the @HoustonChron about what candidates and voters are saying https://t.co/tbnSp9b9CN #healthpolicy

2 weeks ago
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When physicians integrate with hospitals, the cost of health care rises - even though there’s no evidence patients get better treatment, according to new research by experts at @BakerInstitute and @BCBSTX https://t.co/ijgnyw7Ac2 #healthpolicy

2 weeks ago
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Exciting news: our team has published a new book that explores the answers to every question you’ve ever had about health policy! Learn more at our @TXMedCenter author talk on Oct. 15. More info at https://t.co/MRV3Ns7nwe https://t.co/vSQC5AaPQI

2 weeks ago
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"How do we build on what’s working, cover everyone, simplify administration & find a path that limits cost increases? Maybe its 'Medicare Advantage for All.'" View the latest op-ed in @thehill from our friends @HealthEconTX Ho and @KenJanda https://t.co/gnmubEOJt4 #MedicareForAll https://t.co/1MHUFCLL9j

4 weeks ago
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TMC Health Policy

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Join us Oct. 15 in Houston as we discuss our new book, "Exposing the Twenty Medical Myths: Why Everything You Know About Health Care Is Wrong and How to Make It Right." Free registration at: https://t.co/MRV3Ns7nwe #healthpolicy https://t.co/iXibD8qw7Z

4 weeks ago
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Important new work from @KFF reveals that health costs for families covered by large employers have risen an astonishing 67 percent over the last decade. https://t.co/KSSSuCDmqr #healthpolicy

1 month ago
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"'Medicare for all' is the wrong goal and we need a new system." Our director Dr. Arthur Garson offers his take in @thehill about the best way to provide health care for all Americans. https://t.co/8MSRMiaU2N https://t.co/LA7WXcmZ8K

2 months ago
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As voters watch the debates this week, they should pay close attention to the candidates’ answers (and non-answers) to these three key health care questions -- our latest in @statnews #DemDebate https://t.co/0kXCP0EZW0 https://t.co/7mT1OMfV6B

2 months ago
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During tomorrow's debates, you'll hear a lot of discussion about Medicare for All. But here are ways we can start reducing the cost of health care — right now. https://t.co/h4sLjTHzjl https://t.co/cOwZuWNxjp

2 months ago
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In our latest @HoustonChron @ChronOpinion piece, we weigh in on proposals to increase transparency in medical pricing. "Transparency needs context. Just publishing the numbers isn’t good enough for patients." https://t.co/uifpiJvCCr https://t.co/WutNCQZ9fT

2 months ago