• Sound Medicine: Healthcare law update

    Sound Medicine is a radio show produced by the Indiana University School of Medicine and WFYI Public Radio. In the last few years, I’ve become their go-to guy on health policy. So, for those of you who would find your day brightened by the sound of my voice, enjoy the following:

    Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S., a frequent “Sound Medicine” commentator, discusses the pros and cons of using hospital readmission rates — when patients return to the hospital shortly after being discharged — to measure hospitals’ quality of care and help determine their Medicare reimbursement.

    Full audio after the jump


    • It’d be nice if this discussion were readily available as an mp3 file that I download to my player or smart phone. Perhaps it’s there somewhere, I could not find it.

      • Here you go:

        Sound Medicine even has an RSS feed, and you can download all their episodes (or parts of them) as mp3s.