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A final HealthNewsReview.org report card from 3,200+ systematic reviews of health care news stories & PR releases

In 2005, as I began building HealthNewsReview.org, I got permission from Dr. David Henry of the Media Doctor Australia project to adopt their news story review criteria. In the ensuing 13 years, no one has ever placed in front of me a solid, specific suggestion for a better set of criteria for reviewing stories about… Read More »

Top 10 payer stories of 2018

Editor’s Note: This was another busy year, from Amazon making bold moves, to a judge deciding the fate of the Affordable Care Act, to vertical mergers between insurers and PBMs and both CMS and insurers touting the advantages of Medicare Advantage plans. As we usher in the New Year, here’s a look back at 2018’s… Read More »

Eight health and medicine stories that defined 2018 – NewsOK.com

Investigative journalists revealed that the chief medical officer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center failed to disclose millions of dollars of payments he’d received from health care companies in research studies that he’d published. The ensuing controversy ultimately forced his resignation. It also served as a reminder that while collaboration between industry and academia is… Read More »