Health policy, Politics

Snapshot of how immigration policy impacts healthcare

Immigrants are an integral part of our health care system.  I'll let the statistics speak for themselves: Nationally, 1 in 4 physicians, 1 in 5  nurses and home health aides and 1 in 6 dentists & pharmacists are foreign-born. (Reference source 1, source 2 ) Women account for 75% of these foreign-born health care employees and are… Continue reading Snapshot of how immigration policy impacts healthcare

Blood Clots, Health, Health policy

When the sun doesn’t shine for patients: the glaring loophole in the Sunshine Act

There's a big loophole in the laws governing the reporting of payments by drug companies to clinicians. How it is influencing care for those taking the #1 medication causing adverse drug events.