We almost forgot to remind you that the latest edition of Health Wonk Review hit the virtual stands on Wednesday over at Wing of Zock. Fortunately, it’s filled with plenty of great articles that aren’t yet past their wonkspiration date.
We’re always pleased, of course, to see our own bloggers featured in the health policy round-up, and this time around, HWR gave a nod to Maggie Mahar for her September 12 post, Opponents using scare tactics on health care penalty.
Among the compelling posts in this week’s edition:
- Healthcare Economist looks at a report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on the effect of hospital concentration in a market on prices and quality.
- Health Blawg has a post on data privacy and security standards and some patients’ interests in sharing data more openly in order to promote better understanding of disease.
- Corporate Wellness Insights explores the benefits for organizations that invest time and money in the wellness of their employees.
- Health Care Renewal digs into health care fraud – and its penalties – in the United States.
- Health Affairs guest poster Michael Saks asks, “What Do Polls Really Tell Us about the Public’s View of the Affordable Care Act?” Spoiler: he say his research shows that Obamacare is far more welcome to most of the public than we have been led to believe.