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Volume 8, Number 26
June 30, 2011


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In the Spotlight

Obamacare's 'one size fits all' health care guidelines

People are individuals, not government-defined herds

Paul Howard, Washington Times, 6-28-11

Amidst Washington's bruising battles over Medicare and Medicaid reform, one of the few ideas that still enjoys broad bipartisan sup- port is comparative effectiveness research. CER is designed to compare drugs, medical devices or surgeries and determine which treatment offers the best outcome for the greatest number of patients. The hope is that, used effectively, CER will help public (and eventually private) insurers slash spending without harming patient care.
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SPOTLIGHT

Obamacare's 'one size fits all' health care guidelines

NEW REPORT!
Blue Pill or Red Pill: The Limits of Comparative Effectiveness Research by Tomas J. Philipson and Eric Sun

 


INNOVATIVE IDEAS:
Podcast Series


In Part I of a two-part podcast on the institute's latest Project FDA report, Blue Pill or Red Pill: The Limits of Comparative Effectiveness Research, Paul Howard interviews author Tomas Philipson about key findings in the report.

Click here to listen to the podcast

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