On The Record

  • Manhattan Institute report by Paul Howard ‘Building a Market Based Health Insurance Exchange in N.Y.’
  • Center for Budget & Policy Priorities report on Tax Reform provisions passed by the House, and their claim that they are being used to finance high income tax cuts instead of deficit reduction
  • NIH has launched a website with resources for complementary and alternative medicine
  • National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) national hospice dataset has May 1, 2011 deadline for data reports; further links to this database/data products of NHPCO are embedded
  • Interesting study of 54 nations that suggests that height on women in 14 African countries is declining, possibly due to poor nutrition and/or access to health care

About Don Taylor
Professor of Public Policy (with appointments in Business, Nursing, Community and Family Medicine, and the Duke Clinical Research Institute), and Chair of the Academic Council at Duke University https://academiccouncil.duke.edu/ . I am one of the founding faculty of the Margolis Center for Health Policy. My research focuses on improving care for persons who are dying, and I am co-PI of a CMMI award in Community Based Palliative Care. I teach both undergrads and grad students at Duke. On twitter @donaldhtaylorjr

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