Medical Progress Today
mpt home | sign up

Volume 5, Number 56
March 20, 2009


PRINTER FRIENDLY

In the Spotlight

Borrow From The HIV Battle Plan To Help Win War Against Cancer

Tomas Philipson, Investor's Business Daily, 3-16-09

President Obama's call to defeat cancer "in our time" is a bold idea backed up by an infusion of new money: $6 billion in new funding for cancer research at the National Institutes of Health.
Continue reading . . .


News

· Medical Device Recalls and the FDA Approval Process, Zuckerman, D. M., Brown, P., Nissen, S. E., Archives of Internal Medicine, 6-14-11
· Patent Reform Gets Key Support in House, Julian Pecquet, The Hill, 6-14-11
· $4.3 Billion Pledged at Vaccine Fund-Raiser, Donald G. McNeil Jr., New York Times, 6-13-2011
· Physicians Leaving Practices for health System Employment, Karen Cheung, FierceHealthcare, 6-13-11

More Headlines >>


Commentary

· Marco Rubio takes on 'Medi-scare' Marc A. Thiessen, Washington Post, 6-13-11
· 'Vouchercare' Is the Right Name for Medicare Laurence Kotlikoff, Bloomberg, 6-15-11
· Built To Fail: Health Insurance Exchanges Under The Affordable Care Act
· Can Exchanges Help Consumers Get Good Value Insurance? Depends On Where You Live Sabrina Corlette, Kaiser Health News, 6-15-11
· The ObamaCare Bad News Continues Karl Rove, Wall Street Journal, 6-16-11
· ObamaCare's Economic Flaws Doug Holtz-Eakin, Investor's Business Daily, 6-8-11

More Commentary >>


Research

· Why States Are So Miffed about Medicaid Economics, Politics, and the "Woodwork Effect", Benjamin D. Sommers et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 6-15-11
· Auditing Access to Specialty Care for Children with Public Insurance, Joanna bisgaier et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 6-16-11
· Moving Beyond Fee-For-Service: The Case for Managed Care in Medicaid, Michael Ramlet and Carey Lafferty, American Action Forum, 6-14-11
· The New Gold Rush: Prospectors are Hoping to Mine Opportunities in the Healthcare Industry, Health Research Institute, PricewatershouseCoopers, 6-14-11
· Active Purchasing for Health Insurance Exchanges: An Analysis of Options, Sabrina Corlette and JoAnn Volk, RWJF, 6-14-11

More Research>>



Medical Progress Today is published by the Center for Medical Progress at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research.

For more information about Medical Progress Today, please contact the managing editor, Paul Howard, at phoward@manhattan-institute.org, or via telephone at 212.599.7000.

Press inquiries regarding Medical Progress Today can be directed to the Communications Department, at communications@manhattan-institute.org, or via telephone at 212.599.7000.

If you would like to unsubscribe, please reply to us and type "Unsubscribe" in the subject line.

SPOTLIGHT

Borrow From The HIV Battle Plan To Help Win War Against Cancer

New Report
In the Wake of Wyeth v. Levine: Making the Case for FDA Preemption and Admini-
strative Compensation

By James R. Copland and Paul Howard March 2009


RECENT SECOND OPINION!
Experts Discuss PhRMA's New Marketing Code in our "Second Opinion" Expert Forum!

This Week's Expert Panel:   • Senator Herb Kohl
  • Sally Pipes
  • Stephen Curley and Chris Rael
  • Paul H. Rubin
  • Thomas P. Stossel, MD
Click here to read their second opinions.

Medical Progress Report 8. HSA Health-Insurance Plans After Four Years: What Have We Learned?

By Benjamin Zycher, February 2009
Center for Medical Progress 
Copyright Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
52 Vanderbilt Avenue
New York, NY 10017
(212) 599-7000
mpt@manhattan-institute.org