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Archive: In the News, 2016

Media coverage of our faculty and their recent publications and work

Trump election, Obamacare repeal head the list

Jonathan Weiner is quoted in the top story.
MedPage Today
December 28, 2016

Drugmakers Push Profitable, But Unproven, Opioid Solution

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
Minnesota Public Radio News (via Associated Press)
December 15, 2016

Enrollment is Brisk as Congress Mulls Repeal of Obamacare

Jonathan Weiner is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun
December 13, 2016

Evergreen removed from individual health insurance market

Jonathan Weiner is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun
December 9, 2016

More than half of older Americans skip dental checkups

Amber Willink, study author, is quoted.
Reuters
December 7, 2016

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children again faulted for care after third surprise inspection

Albert Wu is quoted.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
December 1, 2016

21st Century Cures Act will distort the meaning of ‘FDA approved’

Zackary Berger co-authored the opinion piece.
STAT
December 1, 2016

Beware Medicare Advantage Plans

Karen Davis is quoted.
Wall Street Journal
November 27, 2016

Elderly Americans will depend more on friends, extended family as country ages

Jennifer Wolff is quoted.
Deseret News
November 25, 2016

Many Medicare cancer patients hit by high out-of-pocket costs

Lauren Nicholas, study co-author, is quoted.
Washington Post
November 23, 2016

Role of physician assistants expanding in hospitals and beyond

Henry Michtalik, a senior author of the report, is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun
November 17, 2016

CMS overall star ratings 'will do more harm than good to patients'

Daniel Brotman is quoted.
Becker's Hospital Review
November 15, 2016

As nurses retire, a significant shortage looms

Albert Wu is interviewed.
Marketplace
November 14, 2016

Opinion: 5 big hurdles to repealing Obamacare

Jonathan Weiner is quoted.
Market Watch
November 11, 2016

FDA Taken to Task for Handling of Opioid Crisis

Caleb Alexander, speaking at the NAS panel, is quoted.
Medpage Today
November 8, 2016

Teaching a Martian to make a sandwich helps clinicians catch medical errors

Albert Wu is quoted.
STAT News
November 7, 2016

Cheers: November 2016, Suchi Saria'a presentation

Suchi Saria earned accolades.
HUB
October 28, 2016

Single Payer 101

Bradley Herring's podcast about single payer system.
WYPR, On the Record
October 11, 2016

Stop gloating about an 'Obamacare meltdown' and fix it

Jonathan Weiner is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun
October 11, 2016

New Report Finds Lack Of Support For Family Caregivers

The report is based on studies led by Judith Kasper and Jennifer Wolff.
Forbes
September 13, 2016

I broke my nose on vacation in Costa Rica. Here’s what I wish I had known

Albert Wu is quoted.
The Washington Post
September 12, 2016

The Woman Who Predicts Septic Shock and Other Health Outcomes

Suchi Saria is named to "Brilliant 10".
Popular Science
September 8, 2016

Life and Death: Federal CMS measures sometimes fail to tell the whole story

Daniel Brotman is a co-author.
Journal of Hospital Medicine
September 1, 2016

Concern for disadvantaged patients rises as CMS moves towards value-based reimbursement

Donald Steinwachs is quoted.
Becker’s ACS Review
August 17, 2016

Obamacare covers free annual physicals, right? Wrong

Bradley Herring is quoted.
The Los Angeles Times
August 2, 2016

FDA-Approved Knock-Offs Of Biotech Drugs Could Safely Save Big Bucks

Caleb Alexander, study lead, is quoted. Jodi Segal is a co-author.
NPR
August 1, 2016

Would a surgeon tell you if something went wrong during your operation?

Albert Wu is quoted.
CBS News
July 20, 2016

How academic hospitalists can manage workload

Henry Michtalik is interviewed for the article.
ACP Hospitalist
July 11, 2016

A wonky, but user-friendly Obamacare status report from Hopkins expert

Jonathan Weiner is interviewed for the podcast.
The Baltimore Sun
June 28, 2016

Many Could Face Steep Rise in Obamacare Premiums for 2017

Bradley Herring is quoted.
U.S. News and World Report
June 24, 2016

Nearly six in 10 Americans have leftover narcotics at home

Colleen Barry is a co-author.
JAMA Intern Med
June 13, 2016

Patient Discharge Summary Delays Can Lead to Readmissions

Daniel Brotman is a co-author.
Journal of Hospital Medicine
June 8, 2016

Lack of Diagnosis Creates Added Risks for Those with Dementia

Jennifer Wolf is a co-author.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
June 2, 2016

How the Great Recession Weighed on Children

Lauren Nicholas and Sara Bleich are co-authors.
Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health
June 2, 2016

Florida’s Pill Mill Laws Hope To Address State’s Opioid Epidemic By Cutting Down On Pain Medication Prescriptions

Caleb Alexander, corresponding author, is quoted.
Medical Daily
June 2, 2016

CHSOR members: convocation and accolades

Congratulations to Albert Wu, John Bridges and William Padula for received awards. 
HUB
May 17, 2016

Public Reporting Measures Fail to Describe the True Safety of Hospitals

Eric Bass, Renee Wilson, and Sydney Dy are co-authors.
Medical Care
May 10, 2016

To sway drug approval, patient advocates turn up the heat on the FDA

John Bridges is interviewed.
The Washington Post
April 23, 2016

The Dangers of ‘Polypharmacy,’ the Ever-Mounting Pile of Pills

Caleb Alexander is interviewed.
The New York Times
April 22, 2016

Diabetes Medications for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: An Update

Jodi Segal is a co-author.
AHRQ
April 18, 2016

A proposed national research and development agenda for population health informatics

 

Generic Gleevec Will Hurt Novartis -- But Save Millions In Health Costs

William Padula is quoted.
Forbes
March 16, 2016

Fatal mistakes. Doctors and nurses make thousands of deadly errors every year. They are reprimanded. Do they also deserve support?

Albert Wu is quoted.
Vox
March 15, 2016

The PCORI Methodology Standards Academic Curriculum

Special thanks to Jodi Segal and many other CHSOR members
PCORI
February 25, 2016

Caregivers Could Use Pharmacist Partnerships

Jennifer Wolf, study author, is interviewed.
The Pharmacy Times
February 22, 2016

Examining the latest in health care policy every weekday morning (*Scroll down to HEALTH AFFAIRS JOURNAL ARTICLE WITH 'MOST IMPACT')

The lead author was Judith Kasper.
Politico Pulse
February 1, 2016

The Gun Policies Americans Agree On

Colleen Barry is interviewed.
On the Media
January 11, 2016

Most U.S. adults don’t need dietary supplements

Albert Wu is quoted.
Market Watch
January 8, 2016