Selected Media Coverage of CHV Activities
NPR: Patients Demand The 'Right To Try' Experimental Drugs, But Costs Can Be Steep
USA Today: Obamacare signups down 500,000 from last year, but premiums up just $1
ABC 10: Former fire captain's fight for his 'Right to Try' and the debate over Compassionate Use
Facebook Live at USAToday: What happens to the cost of cancer under Trump?
USA Today: Five Reasons to Sign Up for an Obamacare Plan on the Last Day to Enroll
ABC 7 News: 7 On Your Side on Prescription Drug Measure Stirring up Controversy
New York Times: How Yelp Reviews Can Help Improve Patient Care
Washington Post: How Mylan, the maker of EpiPen, became a Virtual Monopoly
Bloomberg: California Drug Price Initiative Opponents Raise Millions
ProPublica: UCSF Study Links Pharma Meals to Brand-Name Prescribing by Doctors
Time: Why Doctors and Drug Companies Shouldn’t Be Friends
Wall Street Journal: Even Cheap Meals Influence Doctors’ Drug Prescriptions
New York Times: Drug Company Lunches Have Big Payoffs
Fox News: Drug Company-sponsored Meals Tied to More Prescriptions
Fortune Magazine: Virtual Doctor Visits May Not Be Best for Urgent Care
Consumer Reports: Find Top California Doctors and Hospitals
POLITICO: Telemedicine Researchers Thwarted in Quality Study
Mother Jones: The Startling Reasons Why Heart Attacks May Kill More Black People
New York TImes: Study Finds Growing Reason to Be Wary of Some Reflux Drugs
Medtech Boston: Resident Megan Hunt, MD Wins Creating Value Challenge Grand Prize
The Washington Post: Do you really need that pelvic exam?
JAMA Internal Medicine blog: The Healthcare Value “Shark Tank at UCSF on Oct 22
Sacramento Bee: “Two Halves of California Have Wide Gap in Costs”
LA Times: "Consumers Can Check Prices, Quality Scores on New State Website"
KQED: "Attention Shoppers: New California Website Details, Costs, Quality of Medical Procedures"
KPIX Channel 5: "New Website Lets Californians Compare Surgery Prices at Hospitals"
UCSF News: UCSF Center for Healthcare Value announces 2015 "Teaching to Choose Wisely" campaign
CBS News: “Why So Many Patients End Up Back in the Emergency Room”
The Hospitalist: “Medical Care Overuse Causes Waste, Harm in Healthcare"
Forbes: “ER Revisit Rates Higher than Previously Thought, Often More Costly"
El Hospital (Español): “Exámenes Innecesarios previos a Cirugía de Cataratas"
Arab Times: “Experts clarify intervals, ages for cervical cancer screening"
NPR: “The Great Success And Enduring Dilemma Of Cervical Cancer Screening"
NPR: “Why Many Doctors Don't Follow 'Best Practices”
New York TImes: “Many Medicare Cataract Patients Given Needless Tests"
US News and World Report: “Americans Get Too Many Tests Before Cataract Surgery”
Forbes: “Mark Cuban Doesn’t Understand Health Care”
“Engaging Residents and Fellows to Improve Institution-Wide Quality: The First Six Years of a Novel Financial Incentive Program”
JAMA: “The Attending Physician on the Wards: Finding a New Homeostasis”
SFGate: “It's time to rethink overtreatment”
San Francisco Chronicle: “Waste in U.S. health care system”
CostsOfCare.org “Go Ask Your Doctor…” – Educating Patients and Physicians About Costs of Care