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Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research

Archive: In the News, 2017

Media coverage of our faculty and their recent publications and work

Businesses may owe millions of dollars as IRS begins enforcement of employer mandate

Bradley Herring is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun
December 22, 2017

A dental visit can cost you, but a delay can hurt your teeth and budget even more

Amber Willink is quoted.
The Washington Post

December 2, 2017

'Pill Mill' Docs Only Partly to Blame for Opioid Epidemic

Caleb Alexander, study author, is quoted.
The Philadelphia Inquirer

November 30, 2017

Patient Reports Will Inform Assessment of Primary Care Performance

Albert Wu, co-PI, is mentioned.
GlobeNewswire
November 20, 2017

The good news about the longer lives of family caregivers

Jennifer Wolff is mentioned.
Huffington Post
November 19, 2017

These 8 groups of people are more prone to blood clots

Elliott Haut is quoted.
Prevention
November 14, 2017

Home care: How to give your parents the help they need​

Bruce Leff is quoted.
Consumer Reports
October 26, 2017

They’ve got your back

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
Metro
October 25, 2017

Direct Connection

Jonathan Weiner is interviewed.
Maryland Public Television (MPT)
October 23, 2017

Opioids Are Killing More People Than the Vietnam War

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
High Times
October 19, 2017

Is Your EHR Harming Your Patients?

Jonathan Weiner is quoted.
MedPage Today
October 15, 2017

Docs Lose with Price's Exit from HHS, Experts Suggest

Jonathan Weiner is quoted.
Medpage Today
October 2, 2017

Obese minority children less likely to have weight-loss surgery

Lauren Nicholas, who wasn’t involved in the study, is quoted.
Reuters
September 15, 2017

Society of General Internal Medicine Announces New CEO

Eric Bass is named the new CEO.
SGIM
September 12, 2017 

Evergreen Health to be liquidated after being found insolvent

Jonathan Weiner is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun
September 5, 2017

35 Innovators Under 35: Humanitarians

Suchi Saria is one of the award winners.
MIT Technology Review and LiveMint
August 17, 2017

Schools Set to Receive Naloxone to Treat Student Opioid Overdoses

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
Afro
August 17, 2017

New numbers reveal huge disparities in opioid prescribing

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
Huffington Post
August 14, 2017

Study finds similar cost value of CAC testing, widespread statin treatment

William Padula co-authored the cited study.
Cardiovascular Business
August 14, 2017

Trump says opioid crisis is a national emergency, pledges more money and attention

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
The Washington Post

August 10, 2017

Why refugee doctors become taxi drivers

Jonathan Weiner is quoted.
CNN.com
August 9, 2017

Why hospitals need standards for reporting quality measures

Albert Wu co-authored the cited op-ed.
Becker's Healthcare
August 8, 2017

Hopkins School of Public Health Names New Dean

Ellen MacKenzie, the new Dean, is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun
August 4, 2017

Oversupply of Pain Pills After Surgery Helps Fuel Opioid Epidemic

Caleb Alexander co-authored the cited report.
The Los Angeles Times
August 2, 2017

Opioid Commission Ignores Nearly 8,000 Comments About Pot

Colleen Barry co-authored the cited report.
High Times
August 2, 2017

Maryland panel on health care insurance to meet

Brad Herring is mentioned.
Associated Press via the Washington Post
July 31, 2017

Government-Run Health Care: Democrats’ New Litmus Test

Brad Herring is quoted.
NBC News
July 30, 2017

State moves to start shutting down Evergreen Health after buyer backs out

Jonathan Weiner is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun

July 27, 2017

Senate Votes to Begin Debate on Bill to Repeal, Replace ACA

Jonathan Weiner is quoted.
MedPage

July 25, 2017

Why AI may save your life

Suchi Saria is quoted.
ZD Net
June 29, 2017

Veterans of All Ages Offered Free Dental Care on Day of Service

Amber Willink is quoted.
Forbes
June 23, 2017

How Medicaid fits into Maryland's opioid crisis

Colleen Barry is interviewed.
WYPR
June 16, 2017

Not Saving Enough for Retirement? Hit the Gym

Albert Wu is quoted.
Money Magazine
June 6, 2017

10 Things You Need to Know Right Now About Taking Too Many Medications

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
Reader’s Digest
May 17, 2017

Seniors seek affordable dental care options

Amber Willink is quoted.
The Chicago Tribune
May 16, 2017

What happened to this woman is why you should pay attention to your prescription

Jodi Segal is quoted.
ATTN
May 10, 2017

One-Third Of New Drugs Had Safety Problems After FDA Approval

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
WFDD [North Carolina Public Radio]

May 9, 2017

Insuring the uninsurable: GOP health plan draws on high-risk pool used in Maryland

Bradley Herring is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun
May 6, 2017

Breaking down stigma can help more addicts seek treatment

Colleen Barry is quoted.
Centre Daily Times
May 6, 2017

The state of Maryland potentially faces a budget emergency

Jonathan Weiner is interviewed.
WBAL
May 5, 2017

Even Republican doctors oppose discrimination against preexisting medical conditions

Craig Pollack, co-wrote this opinion piece.
The Washington Post
May 4, 2017

This is How Obamacare Explodes

Aditi Sen is quoted.
Vox
May 1, 2017

Seeking Solutions To The Growing Opioid Epidemic

Caleb Alexander is interviewed.
WBUR [Boston Public Radio]
April 18, 2017

Health Shorts: Diet, Breast screenings, Healthy weight

Craig Pollack, co-author, is quoted.
Herald-Tribune
April 17, 2017

How Healthy Is The Affordable Care Act?

Bradley Herring discusses the prospects.
WYPR: Midday
April 17, 2017

Physician recommendations about breast cancer screening vary, survey finds

Craig Pollack, co-author, is quoted.
The Washington Post
April 10, 2017

Is surgery always necessary for gallstones?

Susan Hutfless is a lead author.
HealthDay
April 7, 2017

High Drug Prices Remain a Conundrum, Analysts Say

Among panelists are Aditi Sen and Caleb Alexander.
MedPage Today
April 4, 2017

With Age Comes a Mouthful of Trouble

The study by Amber Willink and Karen Davis is mentioned.
The New York Times
March 23, 2017

New Policies Would Threaten Autism Research, Experts Say

Colleen Barry, co-author, is quoted.
LiveScience
March 9, 2017

Overhaul of health law faces criticism from both sides in Maryland

Jonathan Weiner is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun
March 7, 2017

What’s the Best Way to Treat People Addicted to Opioids?

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
Healthline
March 6, 2017

Dorothy Rice, Pioneering Economist Who Made Case for Medicare

Karen Davis is quoted.
The New York Times
March 4, 2017

Actor Bill Paxton's Death Prompts Thoughts About Surgery Risks

Albert Wu is quoted.
Forbes
February 28, 2017

Many people keep taking prescription opioids during addiction treatment

Caleb Alexander is a lead author.
The Washington Post
February 23, 2017

The doctor you see in the ER may put you on a path toward long-term opioid use

Colleen Barry is quoted.
The Washington Post
February 15, 2017

Majority of primary care physicians do not support complete repeal of ACA

Craig Pollack is a co-author.
New England Journal of Medicine
January 25, 2017

Podcast: the future of health insurance & healthcare

Jonathan Weiner is the podcast guest.
Maryland Public Television
January 23, 2017

CDC Guidelines and Potential Conflict of Interest

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
Practical Pain Management
January 18, 2017

More women got mammograms when Obamacare paid for them

Lauren Nicholas is quoted.
CNN.com
January 9, 2017