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Obamacare: A Secret Jobs Program For Doctors?

President Trump said that “many of our best and brightest are leaving the medical profession entirely because of Obamacare.” But the number of physicians has increased since 2010, when the Affordable Care Act became law.

Harvard: Higher M.D. Spending Doesn't Improve Outcomes

Health care spending in the United States reached $3.2 trillion in 2013, which accounted for 17% of U.S. GDP. This is almost twice as much as the OECD average of 9%, yet health outcomes in the U.S. are not twice as good as in these other countries.

Mayo Prefers Privately Insured

Mayo Clinic’s chief executive made a startling announcement in a recent speech to employees: The Rochester-based health system will give preference to patients with private insurance over those with lower-paying Medicaid or Medicare coverage, if they seek care at the same time and have comparable conditions.

Hearing Loss May Double By 2060

As the U.S. population ages, millions more will face the prospect of losing their hearing, researchers report. Among American adults 20 and older, hearing loss is expected to increase from 44 million in 2020 (15 percent of adults) to 73.5 million by 2060 (23 percent of adults).

Banner Health Eliminates Doctors In $65 Million Restructuring Program

Banner Health, the state's largest health system and private employer, is eliminating some doctors as part of its restructuring efforts.

Meet The Doctors Who Started The Opioid Epidemic

By refusing to accept their inability to separate pain relief from addiction, physicians have long suffered the sin of hubris—and their patients have paid the price.

Why Your Brain Doesn't Like Bosses

Being your own boss has been the Holy Grail of business for a long time, but now, there's some science to back up the idea that you'll accomplish more if you don't have someone else calling the shots.

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