With so many health care providers, thought leaders, journalists, and policymakers active on Twitter, it's easy to miss tweets that are informative, provocative, or entertaining. Here are 10 health care tweets that caught our eyes this week (in no particular order).
1) Aledade founder and former National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari examines what an EHR created by Google might look like.
— Farzad Mostashari (@Farzad_MD) September 18, 2019
2) Bloomberg News' Drew Armstrong shares a Bloomberg piece that examines the proliferation of short-term health plans under the Trump administration and the impact on patients.
— Drew Armstrong (@ArmstrongDrew) September 17, 2019
3) NPR this week wrote about membership programs air ambulance companies are offering to protect against surprise bills—and Kaiser Health News' Sarah Jane Tribble has a photo of one company's marketing material.
— Sarah Jane Tribble (@sjtribble) September 16, 2019
4) Advisory Board's Bec Richmond attended this week's HSJ Integrated Care Summit where a panel discussed digital transformation in health care.
— Bec Richmond (@BecR27) September 19, 2019
5) Dan O'Neill, a health policy fellow at the National Academy of Medicine, debunks the myth that uncompensated care is affecting how well emergency physicians are compensated.
— Dan O'Neill (@dp_oneill) September 13, 2019
6) New York Times reporter Sarah Kliff examines a campaign aimed at stopping legislation to end surprise medical bills.
— Sarah Kliff (@sarahkliff) September 13, 2019
7) Vox founder and editor Ezra Klein explains why he believes climate change legislation should be prioritized over health care reform.
— Ezra Klein (@ezraklein) September 18, 2019
8) Nicholas Bagley, a law professor at the University of Michigan, weighs in on the legality Tennessee's proposed switch to Medicaid block grants.
— Nicholas Bagley (@nicholas_bagley) September 17, 2019
9) Aaron Carroll, professor of pediatrics at Indiana University and a writer for the New York Times, shares his thoughts on how day care's policies on minor illnesses can have a negative effect on parents.
— Aaron E. Carroll (@aaronecarroll) September 17, 2019
10) Healthcare Triage, a YouTube show, shares a video describing the negative effects state policies designed to stop pregnant women from drinking can have on women and their unborn children.
— Healthcare Triage (@HCTriage) September 18, 2019