Monthly Archives: September 2012

Operation: “Finding Marcia”

Description: Integration of community-based cessation into the evolving healthcare system has taken on a new urgency since the passage of the Affordable Care Act.  Operation Finding Marcia is an attempt to further the goals of integration by facilitating the meaningful, bidirectional exchange of information between tobacco dependence treatment specialists and prescribing clinical providers. 1. What […]

Confirmation Bias

If you haven’t noticed, politics is funny. Two well-meaning, intelligent, motivated, and persuasive people look at exactly the same set of facts – and come to two seemingly opposite conclusions. How can that be??  After all, a fact is a fact. We don’t have to look far for examples of this in our own lives.  […]