July 11th, 2012
“Your genome should belong to you, but it doesn’t always.” This statement, and a call to action to protect consumers’ rights to their genomic information, are contained in the most-read Health Affairs Blog post for June, a Contributing Voices piece by Sharon Terry and Robert Cook-Deegan.
June’s top-ten list also contains posts discussing the legal debate over the Affordable Care Act, electronic health records, and more. The complete list with links appears below.
- Your Genome Belongs To You
by Sharon Terry and Robert Cook-Deegan
- The Supreme Court On The Affordable Care Act: What We Are Waiting For
by Alice Noble and May Ann Chirba
- Can Active States Endure A Ground Shift? Implications Of The Supreme Court Health Reform Decision
by Sonya Schwartz
- The EHR Has No Clothes
by Barry Saver
- The Misplaced Emphasis On The Individual Mandate: Other ACA Features Are Far Worse
by Richard Epstein
- Little Noted Provision On Agents And Brokers Could Mean Big Changes For Exchanges
by Cindy Gillespie
- Implementing Health Reform: Essential Health Benefits And Plan Accreditation
by Timothy Jost
- Choosing Wisely: Doctors Want To Do The Right Thing
by Christine Cassel
- Why Prices Matter
by John Goodman
- The Mysterious Diagnosis: A Reflection On Comparative Effectiveness
by Michael Halpern
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