[He1] Accountable Care Organizations were supposed to save money, but they haven’t. I was mildly optimistic about this one, so I’m disappointed.
[He3] Not that we didn’t already know this, but Facebook has some boundary problems.
[He4] Well, that’s one way to get a juror on your side: Former Offspring drummer turned OB/GYN saves juror during his own Bay Area malpractice trial.
[He5] I wouldn’t necessarily assume that the World Health Organization actually cares about having all the facts.
[He6] To the extent possible, I prefer vaccinations remain voluntary. But boy I want to nudge like hell.
[He7] This is one area where I could see price controls actually working well. California is an interesting place that on the one hand may be better able to get away with it due to the desirability of living there (people getting squeezed won’t want to leave) but is complicated by the rather successful Kaiser model out there.
[He8] You’ve heard of being buried alive, but a woman in Russia was apparently embalmed alive.
[He9] This is not the first study to show that cigarette taxes end up pushing people towards public assistance. Maybe they just work as a back way transfer from national and state governments to state and local governments.