Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Health Wonk Review: The Early Edition

Master wonk Dr Roy Poses hosts this week's edition of the Health Wonk Review. It's chock full of interesting and insightful posts on health care policy and polity, with helpful summaries of each post.

As regular IB readers know, we are major proponents of transparency in health care, including little things like "does this procedure work, and is it really necessary?" Over at Gooznews, blogger Merrill Goozner [ed: what a cool name!] takes a look at the latest cancer screening test being touted by Medicare and the VA, and asks "(d)oes screening actually save any lives?" The answer may surprise you.
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