From REPEAL & REPLACE to WRECK & REJOICE (from Obamacare to Trumpcare)

On March 24th, 2017. “Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Friday said his party “came up short” in a news conference minutes after pulling the GOP healthcare bill off the House floor, acknowledging that ObamaCare will stay in place “for the foreseeable future.”” Yet on December 20th, 2017 the INDIVIDUAL MANDARE was repealed. ““When the individual

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Why is there a nationwide hospital shortage of injectable opioids? – follow the money. (part 3 of a continuing case study on the opioid crisis)

“The incident command system kicked in at Brigham and Women’s Hospital about a week ago. A large team of doctors, pharmacists, and nurses began assembling every morning to confront an emerging crisis with the potential to severely undermine care for patients. The challenge was different than it was during the Boston Marathon bombing, another event

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“In 2016, more than 40 percent of opioid overdose deaths in the U.S. involved a prescription opioid.”

I have recently been posting CURATED CONTEMPORANEOUS CASE STUDIES with the objective of developing real-time health care policy information and analysis. The OPIOID CRISIS has been a real challenge absent any federal government leadership for state governments, public health agencies, hospitals, and the public. So this post is to catch-up on the various threads out

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Can/should health care workers be fired for using appropriately prescribed medical or legally purchased recreational marijuana?

“Whether your employee is driving a truck cross-country or working in your ICU, there is almost always a protection that allows employers to enforce policies to protect those that they’re serving,” … “That applies no matter what the cannabis laws are in your state. You’re dealing with employees that are directly impacting the health and

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