January 28th, 2015 | Research | Comments Off
The rising cost of healthcare is a big budget-buster for many families, and a lot of them fault the Affordable Care Act for straining their finances. But the controversial healthcare law appears to be getting far more blame than it deserves. Continue reading »
December 22nd, 2014 | Research | Comments Off
State and local enforcement of federal immigration laws can have an adverse impact on the use of health care services by immigrant Hispanics, according to a North Carolina-based study by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers.
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November 25th, 2014 | Research | Comments Off
Professor Mark Hall addresses the politics of private insurance subsidies for the middle class in the following article from the Inside Health Insurance Exchange newsletter saying, “the politics of private insurance subsidies for the middle class are distinctly different.” Hall is one of the nation’s leading scholars in the areas of health care law, public policy and bioethics. He regularly consults with government officials, foundations and think tanks about health care public policy issues. Continue reading »
October 28th, 2014 | Research | Comments Off
Since 1970, the Institute of Medicine has recognized and tapped into the collective knowledge of a broad range of health care experts, and has now added another Triad expert to its number. Continue reading »
October 20th, 2014 | Student Life | Comments Off
An increasingly complex health care system is often producing transactional, rather than relational, interactions between patients and providers.
A symposium being held by two Wake Forest University groups Friday will focus on that dynamic and how it affects overall health care. Continue reading »
October 20th, 2014 | Research | Comments Off
Wake Forest University Law and School of Medicine Public Health Sciences Professor Mark Hall has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), a subset of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. Continue reading »
September 21st, 2014 | Research | Comments Off
Before his three-hour neck surgery for herniated disks in December, Peter Drier, 37, signed a pile of consent forms. A bank technology manager who had researched his insurance coverage, Mr. Drier was prepared when the bills started arriving: $56,000 from Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, $4,300 from the anesthesiologist and even $133,000 from his orthopedist, who he knew would accept a fraction of that fee. Continue reading »
September 8th, 2014 | Student Life | Comments Off
The Wake Forest Law Review will host its Fall 2014 symposium, “Relationship-Centered Health Care: Implications for Law and Ethics,” beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library Auditorium. The symposium is co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Center for Bioethics, Health and Society.
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August 13th, 2014 | Research | Comments Off
Professor Mark Hall spoke in a panel discussion sponsored by the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, August 12 about the Affordable Care Act stating “…the main point and the key objective is universal insurability — making sure that everyone has the ability to apply for and be granted health insurance coverage. Whether they can afford it is another matter, but making sure that access was there is the seat.” Triad Business Journal reporter, Owen Covington, authored the article below regarding the discussion Continue reading »
July 11th, 2014 | Research | Comments Off
Mark Hall, the Fred D. & Elizabeth L. Turnage Professor of Law, is among three Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center faculty members who have earned the distinction of “Highly Cited Researchers” by Thomson Reuters. Continue reading »