Physicians Influenced by Medical Technology Markets

Previous studies have shown a positive correlation between consulting relationships and utilization of various medical technology products. Such data has led many to believe that financial conflicts of interest lead to bias in utilization by physicians. Nevertheless,...

Advanced v. Basic Life Support Outcomes

Most ambulance providers who service Medicare patients are trained in Advanced Life Support (ALS), but studies have begun to suggest that ALS is actually harmful to those who receive it. A 2015 study by CHAS Fellow and Medicaid Working Group investigator, Prachi...

Neighborhood Social Status and Health

Where a person falls within a society’s social stratification is directly related to that person’s health. This association has been well-proven on a macro level, but few researchers have checked to see whether the pattern continues on smaller scales....