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How to read between the lines of the healthcare data blocking debate

About a year ago, the Department of Health and Human Services first proposed rules to promote sharing and the interoperability of health data to enable patients to electronically access their health information. Many of the top industry players submitted commentary to The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Centers for… Read More »

Meghan Markle sparks debate at global obstetrics summit

World’s top obstetricians laugh about Meghan Markle’s home birth plan at global summit – but others say the duchess is right to confront dangers of childbirth for black women in the UK The world’s top obstetricians and gynecologists gathered in Nashville this weekend Meghan Markle’s rumored plan for a home birth sparked fiery debates  The… Read More »

As renewed debate over health care reform begins to simmer in Washington, can journalists give the topic the attention it needs?

Dec. 14th’s lower court ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional has again thrust health care back on the national agenda. It also gives journalists a chance to redeem themselves from what I have argued has been poor news coverage that helped fuel the public backlash against the law from the beginning. A lot… Read More »