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.
— Adrianna McIntyre (@onceuponA) October 14, 2019
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.
— Joseph Ross (@jsross119) October 10, 2019
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.
— Advisory Board (@AdvisoryBd) October 15, 2019
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.
— Larry Levitt (@larry_levitt) October 16, 2019
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.
— julie rovner (@jrovner) October 16, 2019
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.
— Rachel Werner (@rm_werner) October 14, 2019
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.
— Healthcare Triage (@HCTriage) October 16, 2019
8) Bec Richmond, managing director of international research at Advisory Board, shares strategies for health system leaders on securing return on digital investment.
— Bec Richmond (@BecR27) October 14, 2019
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.
— Lauren Bavis (@lauren_bavis) October 15, 2019
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.
— Scott Gottlieb, MD (@ScottGottliebMD) October 11, 2019