The “Lie of the Year” Perpetuated

May 29, 2012

Does fact-checking even matter in today’s throw-anything-at-the-wall political environment? In 2011, the PolitiFact blog, which measures political assertions and advertising against reality, gave its “Lie of the Year” award, if … Continued

The Price of Not Knowing

May 24, 2012

The last few years have seen a big push in various quarters to restrict the interaction between physicians and pharmaceutical company representatives.  Harvard University, for example, declared that pharma reps … Continued

Unclogging Pennsylvania Courts

May 15, 2012

This month, we’ve seen even more evidence that states enacting medical liability reform are having a significant impact in reducing the number of frivolous lawsuits, thus providing speedier justice to … Continued

The Medical Device Tax: Beating Up on the Little Guys

May 1, 2012

We need a better understanding of exactly why the medical device tax contained in the Affordable Care Act is so harmful to both the U.S. economy and the future of … Continued