CMS Confirms It: Drug Spending Slows, Hospital and Physician Spending Grows

Last week, the econowonks at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2016 National Health Expenditure (NHE) data. Links below. It’s politically fashionable to blame healthcare spending growth on pharmaceuticals, but it’s also inaccurate. For 2016, growth in drug spending was a mere 1.3%—significantly below the growth rate of overall national healthcare spending. Another fun fact: drug spending has grown more slowly than NHE in seven of the past ten years. Yes, really. Our analysis also shows that spending on hospital care and healthcare professionals continues to expand much more quickly than drug spending. For 2016, those … Continue reading CMS Confirms It: Drug Spending Slows, Hospital and Physician Spending Grows

Let Sphero & Google Slides Support Math

Today I’m reminiscing upon my time spent in an Elementary School Math Class, and the teaching of angles. I wonder what would happen in this […] The post Let Sphero & Google Slides Support Math appeared first on e-Learning Feeds. Powered by WPeMatico Continue reading Let Sphero & Google Slides Support Math

How to Design Events and Leverage In-Person Meetups for Community Building and Training with Mendel Kurland

This episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS is about how to design events and leverage in-person Meetups for community building and training with […] The post How to Design Events and Leverage In-Person Meetups for Community Building and Training with Mendel Kurland appeared first on e-Learning Feeds. Powered by WPeMatico Continue reading How to Design Events and Leverage In-Person Meetups for Community Building and Training with Mendel Kurland

Jaron Lanier on VR and empathy – a double-edged sword

Digital Bodies: When it comes to the question of VR and empathy, it’s worth hearing the perspective of Jaron Lanier. The well-known VR visionary and […] The post Jaron Lanier on VR and empathy – a double-edged sword appeared first on e-Learning Feeds. Powered by WPeMatico Continue reading Jaron Lanier on VR and empathy – a double-edged sword

Top 07 free Moodle themes for 2017 – Showcase your Moodle learning portal

Moodle themes can greatly enhance the user experience for your Moodle site. Since the launch of Boost theme in Moodle 3.2 which turned the default […] The post Top 07 free Moodle themes for 2017 – Showcase your Moodle learning portal appeared first on e-Learning Feeds. Powered by WPeMatico Continue reading Top 07 free Moodle themes for 2017 – Showcase your Moodle learning portal

How to add stack overflow like forum discussions in Moodle?

Stack Overflow is one of the largest most trusted online community for developers. It features questions and answers on a range of topics in computer […] The post How to add stack overflow like forum discussions in Moodle? appeared first on e-Learning Feeds. Powered by WPeMatico Continue reading How to add stack overflow like forum discussions in Moodle?