Zachary Meisel

Zachary F. Meisel is a practicing emergency physician, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation clinical scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, and a senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics.

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July 30 2010 3:46 PMThe Bounceback ProblemWhy patients can't stay out of hospitals.
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March 9 2010 9:39 AMAre Most Emergency Room Visits Really Unnecessary?Cracking down on ER use won't save us as much money as you think.
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June 3 2009 1:01 PMHealth Care ScareHow to avoid medical mistakes.
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Jan. 27 2009 6:58 AMSicko-nomicsHealth care reformers should look to the banking collapse as a cautionary tale.
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Oct. 30 2008 6:26 AMVIP SyndromeWhy the rich and powerful might get substandard medical care.
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July 24 2008 6:54 AMWaiting DoomHow hospitals are killing E.R. patients.
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March 6 2008 11:00 AMIs There a Glucometer on Board? How About an Oxygen Tank?What doctors need to take care of sick airline passengers.
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Nov. 8 2005 7:06 AMDing-a-Ling-a-LingAmbulances can be dangerous places.
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May 11 2010 1:07 PMHigh-Speed CareHow fast should ambulances go?
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June 19 2009 7:05 AMTax Breaks Under the MicroscopeShould nonprofit hospitals be forced to stop behaving like greedy corporations?
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March 6 2009 7:56 AMSniffle While You WorkWhy doctors go to work sick.
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Dec. 12 2008 7:15 AMTrend SpottingEven Google can't cure the flu.
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Sept. 12 2008 7:06 AMThe Allure of the One-Stop ShopThe real reasons why people go to the E.R. when they shouldn't.
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May 21 2008 3:21 PMThe Pink-Bubble-Gum- Flavored DilemmaWhy doctors give out antibiotics you don't need.
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Sept. 19 2006 3:16 PMSpare the NeedleDoctors shouldn't have to draw blood on behalf of cops.
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March 22 2005 6:57 AMThe Attending SignWhy do patients need to be asked things five times?
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