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Economics Lessons from the Subcontinent: India’s Coronary Stent Policy

By ANISH KOKA MD It is commonly believed that deliberate, careful price regulation by enlightened technocrats trumps the haphazard and chaotic regulation of prices imposed by the free market—especially when the market is subject to greed and corruption. A most interesting case study challenging that belief comes courtesy of the largest Democracy in the world:… Read More »

Viewpoints: Thumbs Up To Trump For Trying To Bring Price Transparency To Health Care; FDA Can’t Stray From Shaping Good Scientific Innovation

Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and others. Dallas Morning News: Pricing Transparency Could Help Lower America’s Sky-High Health Care Costs Imagine being able to shop for a knee-replacement surgery the way most people shop for a flight — by comparing prices on a website like Orbitz or Cheapflights.com, and understanding the full… Read More »

Could A Good Night's Sleep Protect You From Heart Disease?

Could getting a good nights sleep protect you from the leading cause of death among women and men in the United States? Red heart character taking a nap isolated on white backgroundGetty Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School, say a good night’s sleep can protect against heart disease, and they think… Read More »