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CHEAR Health Services Research Seminar
Thursdays, 9:00-10:00 a.m.
300 N. Ingalls 6D15
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Recent News

March 2017

Costly variations in medical specialist fees spark expert call for rule changes
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.
Australian Financial Review

Five-fold variation in specialists’ fees sparks calls for transparency
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.
The Limbic

Patients pay five times more to see some specialists, study finds
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.
The Guardian

Patients' medical payments can vary up to 400pc among specialists, report finds
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.
abc.net.au

Five-fold variation in specialist fees
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.
sbs.com.au

February 2017

Most parents don't think they're meeting kids' nutritional needs
Sarah J. Clark, M.P.H.
Health.com
HealthDay
MSN
Philadelphia Inquirer
UPI
US News & World Report
USA Today

January 2017

When should kids stay home sick from school?
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.
CBS News
Health.com
HealthDay
MLive
NPR
Philadelphia Inquirer
Slate
US News & World Report

December 2016

Parents may overlook child safety during holiday travels
Sarah J. Clark, M.P.H.
Business Insider
Fox News
Huffington Post
Philadelphia Inquirer
Reuters
Science Daily

November 2016

When the kids go vegan, it can be a recipe for a stressful holiday meal
Sarah J. Clark, M.P.H.
NPR

Special diets can heighten tensions at the holiday dinner table
Sarah J. Clark, M.P.H.
New York Times

Thanksgiving when teens don't eat like the rest of the family
Sarah J. Clark, M.P.H.
Business Insider
Philadelphia Inquirer
Reuters
Yahoo News

October 2016

Opioid Poisonings Rise Sharply Among Toddlers and Teenagers
Sarah J. Clark, M.P.H.
New York Times

Cost keeps many kids from school sports, other activities
Sarah J. Clark, M.P.H.
Health Day
Health Magazine
Philadelphia Inquirer
UPI
US News & World Report

Lisa Prosser contributes to new guidelines on evidence-based health care
Lisa Prosser, Ph.D., M.S.
IHPI

Michigan among six sites to lead $13 M national project to improve children’s healthcare measures
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
MottChildren.org

Dr. David Sandberg Named Member of SGMRWG
David E. Sandberg, Ph.D.
UMHS Headlines