Category Archives: consumer health apps
Health Wonk Review for February 9, 2017 #alternative_facts Edition By Steve Anderson medicareresources.org Editor February 9, 2017 Honesty is such a lonely word. Everyone is so untrue. – Billy Joel The title of Billy Joel’s hit song wouldn’t have been nearly … Continue reading
Hank Stern’s roundup of wonkery and punditry as the Health Wonk Review group looks at where things are going under a new administration in DC in this Puppies and Kittens edition of our beloved HWR. Here come da fuzz.
Healthcare Devices and the Internet of Things – Promise, Peril and Distributed-Denial-of-Service Attacks
Last Friday, widely used websites like PayPal, Netflix and Twitter were unavailable due to a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack . Hackers got into those systems through technical holes in hundreds of thousands of personal wifi-enabled devices like baby monitors and … Continue reading
If you think the Black Death was fun, you’ll just adore this election season! So join Joe Paduda this week for Pre-election Pundit Ponderings! at Managed Care Matters for some pre-game festivities. I am excited to announce that I … Continue reading
Peering into the Future of Health Insurance: Real-time Data and a Whole New Way to Look at Actuarial Science
“At Lemonade…their hope is to remake insurance as a social good, rather than a necessary evil.” – Dr. Peter H. Diamandis The structure of ObamaCare® requires people who don’t have health insurance to purchase it; if you can’t afford it, … Continue reading
Steve Anderson at Medicareresources.org channels his inner Trump to bring us a yuuuuuge edition of Health Wonk Review. Thanks to Steve for a tremendous undertaking in the service to his fellow countrymen and countrywomen.
Chris Fleming has posted A Pot Luck Health Wonk Review at Health Affairs Blog. Many thanks to Chris & crew for hosting a great edition – we all greatly value Health Affairs ongoing participation! As Chris said in his post, “Despite … Continue reading
You can know and affect your health future now. Human Longevity Institute is launching Human Nucleus, a place where you can have your genome completely analyzed into its millions of component pieces of information. That information is actionable immediately, and … Continue reading
And now, for your dancing and listening pleasure, Health Wonk Review, the musical… David Harlow of HealthBlawg’s Health Wonk Review is Bustin’ Out All Over. Hat tip to Rogers and Hammerstein. Listen here. For more Harlowfun, tune in every other … Continue reading
Okay, people, it’s safe to come out now. Jaan Sidorov of The Population Health Blog has delivered a presidential-politics free edition of Health Wonk Review. I’m hosting the next edition in two weeks, so this may be a short reprieve. … Continue reading