• Podcast archive

    The Incidental Economist podcast  is a weekly discussion about health research and policy, co-hosted by Aaron Carroll and Austin Frakt. Podcasts post to the blog sometime between Friday afternoon and Monday. If you wish to subscribe to podcasts separately from the blog feed, click here.

    For each entry in the episode list below, the “post” link will take you to the blog post that includes the podcast. There you’ll find links to other information related to the podcast. If you just want to play or download the podcast, you’ll find links below to do those too.

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    2011-12-09: Electronic medical records

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    2011-11-11: Competitive bidding 

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    2011-10-14: Prostate cancer testing and treatment

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    2011-10-07: The individual mandate

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    2011-09-30: How health services research is funded

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    2011-09-23: Cost shifting

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    2011-09-16: Private vs. public health care cost control

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    2011-09-09: What it takes to become a physician

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    2011-09-02: Political feasibility and single payer

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    2011-08-26: Increasing the Medicare eligibility age

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    2011-08-19: The legacy of Paul Meier: Randomized trials and survival analysis

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    2011-08-12: Thoughts on health care quality

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    2011-08-05: All-payer rate setting

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