Christopher Fleming, J.D., is the social media manager at Health Affairs. Before coming to Health Affairs, he worked as a health policy journalist at Medicine and Health.
Recent Posts by Chris Fleming
A new study, released as a Web First by Health Affairs, examined the variations in the prices for 242 common medical services in 41 states and the District of Columbia, using a national multipayer commercial claims database for the years 2012 and 2013.
The April issue of Health Affairs examines patients’ and consumers’ use of evidence to inform health care decisions. The issue includes studies about the role of evidence in health care decisions, the barriers associated with collecting and using data, and opportunities to engage with patients...
April 4, 2016 | Elsewhere@ Health Affairs
Calling all abstracts! Health Affairs is planning to publish an issue on oral health.
February 16, 2016 | Elsewhere@ Health Affairs
The February issue of Health Affairs explores the current environment in which vaccines are discovered, produced, and delivered. The issue also contains several studies examining the economic benefits and value of sustainably financing vaccinations in the United States and globally.
As 2016 begins, Health Affairs Blog has tallied its ten most-read posts for 2015. Heading the list is Susan DeVore’s “Top 5 Health Care Trends To Watch In 2015.”
January 19, 2016 | Elsewhere@ Health Affairs
As 2016 begins, Health Affairs has tallied its ten most-read articles for 2015, an annual tradition. To celebrate the New Year, Health Affairs is making all the articles on the journal’s 2015 top-ten list freely available to all readers for two weeks.
January 12, 2016 | Elsewhere@ Health Affairs
In the latest installment of the Health Affairs Conversations podcast series, Arnold Milstein discusses important aspects of the California health policy landscape.
If you haven't already, check out the latest Health Wonk Review at Health Business Blog. David E. Williams offers many great posts, including a Health Affairs Blog by Jeff Goldsmith which chronicles two warring political narratives about health spending growth.
For the past four years, US hospitals participating in the EHR Incentive Program through Medicare and Medicaid have been eligible for financial incentives if they met meaningful-use criteria. This year, however, hospitals participating in the Medicare portion of the program could face financial...