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October 17, 2019

The 10 health care tweets that caught our eye this week

Daily Briefing

    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) Adrianna McIntyre, a writer for the Incidental Economist, shares her take on an article praising Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes.

    2) Joseph Ross, a primary care physician and health policy researcher at Yale School of Medicine, shares some data on how difficult clinical trials can be to replicate.

    3) Advisory Board shares an article from McMorrow Reports in which Aaron Mauck, senior director at Advisory Board discusses what health industry stakeholders need to know about the changing health care landscape.

    4) Larry Levitt, EVP for health policy at Kaiser Family Foundation, discusses how much health care can cost for the average working family in the United States.

    5) Julie Rovner, chief Washington health correspondent for Kaiser Health News, shares her frustrations with how moderators are handling Medicare for All questions in Democratic primary debates.

    6) Rachel Werner, executive director of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, shares some statistics about how much influence women have on Twitter compared to men.

    7) Healthcare Triage, a YouTube show, shares a video on the disparities in U.S. health care spending and which health care policies are most effective.

    8) Bec Richmond, managing director of international research at Advisory Board, shares strategies for health system leaders on securing return on digital investment.

    9) Lauren Bavis, health reporter for Side Effects, shares the first episode of a podcast investigating fertility doctor Donald Cline's practices of using his own sperm to impregnate his patients.

    10) Former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb shares an opinion piece he wrote for the Wall Street Journal about the mysterious vaping illness that has affected over 1,300 people nationwide.

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