Policy Briefing: Unregulated Health Research Using Mobile Devices

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Recommendations from a study funded by NIH: Principal Investigators Mark A. Rothstein, University of Louisville John T. Wilbanks, Sage Bionetworks Citizen scientists and other researchers not subject to the federal research regulations often perform health research using smartphones and other mobile devices. Although much of this research is promising, there are concerns about informed consent, […]

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AI Could Reinvent Medicine—Or Become a Patient’s Nightmare

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Arkansas’ Medicaid 1115 Demonstration Waiver: Blaming Poor People for Being Poor

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Since taking control of the Executive Branch, the Trump Administration has been fixated on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and thus dismantling Medicaid, a pillar of the ACA. This was demonstrated by Trump’s first-ever executive order signed on the first day of his presidency on January 24, 2017, titled Minimizing the Economic […]

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Human Capital Index as a Tool for Civil Society Accountability

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The best-known measure for determining the size (and success) of a country is the gross domestic product (GDP), which represents the monetary value of the goods and services that a particular economy produces in a given period. However, the GDP fails to reflect a population’s actual wellbeing or the wealth distribution since, for example, it […]

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