October 3, 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) Advisory Board's Amanda Berra discusses how hospital boards are constructed as the industry shifts to value-based care.

    2) David Mack, deputy director of Buzzfeed News, shares an odd public service announcement from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

    3) Farzad Mostashari, founder of Aledade ACO, shares the lessons his company learned operating an accountable care organization in 2018.

    4) Loren Adler, associate director of the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, discusses the details of how surprise medical bills happen.

    5) Ronald Klain, former Ebola czar for the Obama administration, shares a piece by Ashish Jha on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

    6) Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine, shares a paper he co-authored on the effectiveness of work wellness programs.

    7) Dan Diamond, health care reporter for Politico, shares a story from the Washington Post on health care access in rural areas of the United States.

    8) The Onion, a satirical digital media and news organization, shares an article satirizing nutritional science.

    9) Jesse Cross-Call, a senior policy analyst at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, shares an article on the potential effects of Tennessee's proposal to switch to Medicaid block grants.

    10) Arghavan Salles, a surgeon, shares a thread on how her recent research on the representation of women in surgery was published.

    Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Aaron Carroll was a professor of pediatrics at the University of Indiana. It has been updated to show Carroll teaches at Indiana University School of Medicine.

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