Marcia Clemmitt

Category: Health care business and policy

Assessing the New Health Care Law

CQ Press September 21st, 2012 "There are lots of ways in which states can actually save money on the expansion."

Caring for the Poorest and Sickest

CQ Press September 21st, 2012

Treating ADHD

CQ Press August 3rd, 2012 "These children are often socially rejected by their peers, sometimes within five minutes."

Traumatic Brain Injury

CQ Press June 1st, 2012 "It's pretty clear that if a brain-injured person gets a psychiatric illness, the symptom pattern is magnified."

Are TBIs Being Diagnosed Accurately?

CQ Press June 1st, 2012

Researchers Explore Frontiers of Brain Injury

CQ Press June 1st, 2012

Teen Pregnancy

CQ Press March 26th, 2010 "It's not like people in their teens didn't have sex all along. But they got married. And then, in the '60s, they started to not get married."

The Deadly Impact of Chronic Sleep Deprivation

CQ Press February 12th, 2010

Fickle Finger of Fate Can Make Painkillers Addictive

CQ Press October 9th, 2009

Doctors Faulted for Prescribing Addictive Painkillers

CQ Press October 8th, 2009

Treating Depression

CQ Press June 26th, 2009 "In a pluralistic society, you want to have an acceptance of a broad range of things as normal."

Reproductive Ethics

CQ Press May 15th, 2009 "So much of your life feels out of control when you want a child but find that you can't have one."

Combating Addiction

CQ Press February 9th, 2007 "I look like the Campbell's Soup girl, and I shot heroin when I was 16."

Prison Health Care

CQ Press January 5th, 2007 "The average male in the New York prison system has 12 or 13 bad teeth, and the average woman two or three more. Most have never seen a dentist."

Caring for the Elderly

CQ Press October 13th, 2006 "We're discriminating in favor of the diseases people might have prevented themselves."

Stem Cell Research

CQ Press September 1st, 2006 "I would rather save lives and not worry about angels on the head of a pin."

Medicine & Health

Health Care Information Center April 11th, 2005 "I've seen nurses be much more willing" to adapt to the demands of the e-world. "I hope the nurses will help physicians along."

For AMA, Medicare Chief Inserts Some Pills in Sugar

Medicine & Health March 15th, 2005

Pay for Performance

Medicine & Health February 15th, 2005

Analysts Want to Buy Value, But Public May Not Be Ready

Medicine & Health December 13th, 2004

Five Years After Medical-Error Report, Progress Is Hard to See

Medicine & Health November 8th, 2004

Tech Coverage: "Show Me the Money" vs. "Show Me the Value"

Medicine & Health November 1st, 2004

Doc-Owned Specialty Hospitals Have Clinical Pros and Cons

Medicine & Health October 4th, 2004

Payment, the Uninsured Loom Large in Specialty Hospital Debate

Medicine & Health September 27th, 2004

Specialty Hospital Fight to Return With Vengeance in 2005

Medicine & Health September 20th, 2004

Medicine & Health

Health Care Information Center June 28th, 2004

Employers Seek Many-Fold Path to Medicare Drug Subsidies

Medicine & Health June 14th, 2004

Health Literacy: How Many Patients Are Left Behind?

Medicine & Health April 19th, 2004

GOP: Consumerism Must Work or Single Payer's On the Way

Medicine & Health March 15th, 2004

Thomas Takes Aim Again at Tax-Favored Employer Coverage

Medicine & Health February 16th, 2004

Disease Management Evolves, As Its Medicare Fate Hangs in Balance

Medicine & Health November 17th, 2003

How Far Is It From E-Record Vision to Reality?

Medicine & Health November 10th, 2003

Views Differ on Employer Response to Rx Bill

Medicine & Health October 27th, 2003

Hospital Finances Still a Guessing Game for Analysts

Medicine & Health October 6th, 2003

Insurers Gear Up to Fight National Health Insurance

Medicine & Health September 15th, 2003 Survey respondents gave "national health insurance" 57 fat points on McInturff's polling "thermometer" -- which measures the extent to which a word gives listeners warm, fuzzy feelings. "Government-run health care" registered a chilly 41.

Supply, Prices -- Not Quality -- Push Spending Skyward

Medicine & Health June 23rd, 2003

Integrated Care Moves to Center of Medicare Debate

Medicine & Health April 7th, 2003

Medicine & Health

Health Care Information Center November 11th, 2002

Beyond Sticks and Carrots: Why Error Bills Can't Do It All

Medicine & Health October 11th, 2002

Work Environment a Top Issue in Nurse Retention

Medicine & Health August 13th, 2001

Rural Care Not on Life Support, But PPS Changes Needed

Medicine & Health June 18th, 2001

Welcome to Dodge, Dubya

Medicine & Health January 15th, 2001

It's Lonely in the Middle of the Road: Big Story Is Compromises Not Agreed To

Medicine & Health January 1st, 2001

Big-Picture Thinking Needed: Financing Medicare for the Long Haul

Medicine & Health October 30th, 2000

Will Genome Science Shift Clinical, Insurance Paradigms?

Medicine & Health September 26th, 2000

The Ups and Downs of Chairmanship

Medicine & Health September 25th, 2000

Caring for the Underserved: It's a Tough Job and Nobody Has to Do It

Medicine & Health August 7th, 2000

Pain Act: For Foes and Supporters a Matter of, FIrst, Do No Harm

Medicine & Health May 8th, 2000

Big Gaps Outweigh Small Gains in Struggle for Better Indian Health

Medicine & Health September 7th, 1998

Sports Scientists See Their Work Yielding Gains in Public Health

The Scientist May 11th, 1992 "There are 3 million coaches [in the United States] and an annual turnover rate of 40 percent among volunteer coaches. These people can do a lot of good or a lot of harm depending on what they know or don't know."

Clinical Researchers Adapting to Mandate for More Diversity in Study Populations

The Scientist September 16th, 1991 "She said, 'Don't just hire white people from the suburbs to work for you.'"