Disturbing trends regarding the sex, age, and race of gunshot victims have been reported in previous national studies; however, gunshot trends have not been well documented in individual cities in the southeastern United States.
Three orthopaedic trauma surgeons from Vanderbilt gave a webinar on the eve of the 2012 Presidential Election. VuMedi is a video-sharing site designed for surgeons that includes many features for live physician collaboration. Topics discussed were the prospects for Obamacare, Romneycare, and Ryancare; reduction of healthcare costs through Medicaid/Medicare reform, IPAB, and tort reform; and the role of physicians as advocates.
US Health Policy and Reform: Implications of the 2012 Election
The Evolution of Healthcare in America: Implications for Reform
Amir A Jahangir
Understanding the Politics in the Policy, Don't Hate the Player, Hate the Game
Hassan R Mir:
Healthcare Reform in America: Red, Green, and Blue
Patient Variables Which May Predict Length of Stay and Hospital Costs in Elderly Patients With Hip Fracture
Our Center has investigated what factors contribute to increased length of stay (LOS) and increased costs in treatment of elderly patients with hip fractures.
Today Dr. Manish Sethi was highlighted in "A Cure for What Ails Us"--a policy report outlining many state-led solutions to our nation’s healthcare woes, published by the Beacon Center of TN. In his section, Dr. Sethi specifically mentions the importance of uncoupling employment and health insurance.
Dr. Sethi is interviewed about the elaborate steps that were taken to save James Simmons' life.