Tag Archives: Care

Relief For Pain Patients: CDC Makes Bold Clarification About Opioid Care In NEJM

Patients with chronic pain who need opioid treatment as a life-line have seen some very exciting developments within the span of just two weeks.  Quick backstory: Starting in 2016, many patients who were benefitting from opioids for the treatment of intractable pain were being told by their long-trusted doctors that their doses needed to be… Read More »

As renewed debate over health care reform begins to simmer in Washington, can journalists give the topic the attention it needs?

Dec. 14th’s lower court ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional has again thrust health care back on the national agenda. It also gives journalists a chance to redeem themselves from what I have argued has been poor news coverage that helped fuel the public backlash against the law from the beginning. A lot… Read More »