Tag Archives: Healthcare

Open Thread | Schools, Reopening, and How History Will See Us

More from Andy Slavitt. I consider him a heroic voice during this time. Here is a good thread: He is so thoughtful:   I think about the things we all try to teach our kids.-being safe-following the golden rule-showing consideration-using … Continue reading

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Open Thread | More About the Lingering After-Effects of COVID-19

People need to learn about what happens AFTER you are deemed ‘over’ COVID-19.     New @JAMA_current publication looking at recovered #COVID19 patients in Italy. The outcomes are concerning: a thread. /1 — Dr. Tara C. Smith (@aetiology) July 10, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Sweden Is A Cautionary COVID-19 Tale

When this all began, the right-wing caught the ‘Sweden fever’. Sweden was such a model for the world. Why shut down everything…that’s not what Sweden is doing. I wish someone would go back and do an analysis of how many … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Another COVID-19 Testimonial

I try and post these COVID-19 stories because I want for information to spread about those that don’t wind up on a ventilator. THIS👏IS👏NOT👏THE👏FLU👏       Thread: Hey, so, I got #Covid19 in March. I’ve been sick for over … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Some Words About COVID-19 From A Healthcare Expert

Just thought that I would drop this Twitter thread from one of the most knowledgeable Healthcare Bloggers: Andy Slavitt-     COVID Update May 6: Like many countries we picked a strategy to beat COVID-19. We just decided not to … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Back to Healthcare

While you were watching the Impeachment Trial, stuff was happening in the area of healthcare:    https://twitter.com/ASlavitt/status/1220715945003560960 BREAKING: Supreme Court sides with Trump in not hearing case to repeal entire ACA before election. This is justice delayed. Case goes to … Continue reading

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Open Thread | There Are Questions That Need To Be Answered About Medicare-4-All

One of the most informative bloggers that I have had the privilege of reading is David Anderson from Balloon Juice. For years, he posted under the name Richard Mayhew at Balloon Juice. Nearly all of the clarity and understanding that … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | A Healthcare Check-in

Went to one of my go-to Healthcare resources to see what the other side is doing to HARM Healthcare in this country:    https://twitter.com/ASlavitt/status/1149330863869583360 Big moment one: arguing to overturn the ACA and allowing insurance companies not to cover prescription … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | This Is A Medical Crisis That Is Killing People

  This topic is personal to me. For the last six years of her life, I was the main caretaker for my mother, who was a type 2 diabetic. While what she ultimately died of had no relation to the … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Why Not Medicaid For All?

Medicare for All? Why not Medicaid for All? I know that a number of Democrats have gone in on Medicare for All. But, why not Medicaid for All? There is a poster on Balloon Juice named Kay, and she has … Continue reading

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