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Industry Groups Challenge Readiness of ICER’s Value Framework

Healthcare is all about making decisions. Who to treat? When to treat? How to treat? How long to treat? How much to spend to treat? The list goes on and on. Fortunately, great strides have been made in healthcare decision… Continue Reading

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Sex Reassignment Surgery For Transgenders: Should It Be Covered By Health Insurance?

People who identify themselves as transgender evolved in their belief of a gender-assignment mistake when they are self-aware of stereotypes involving genders, which can occur as early as the age of three years old. This sense of identity can adversely… Continue Reading

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A Brief History of Diabetes Simulation Modelling and the Mt Hood Challenge

Why is a diabetes and economics simulation modelling conference named after a mountain? Back in 1999, two groups  who developed separate diabetes simulation model met at the ski lodge on the slopes of Mt Hood near Portland Oregon. They spent… Continue Reading