AnneMarie Schieber

AnneMarie Schieber is a research fellow at The Heartland Institute and managing editor of Health Care News, Heartland's monthly newspaper for health care reform.
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Approach to Treating COVID-19 is Wrong, Say Doctors

"It’s stunning because in any other medical condition, heart attack, breast cancer, pneumonia, you name it, we have detailed information sheets on what to do in terms of early treatment. In COVID-19,  shockingly, a year into this, we have no information available for the public."

Health Insurer Demands Woke Training for Doctors

"Socialist solutions, like implicit bias training, end up harming those who they claim to help.”

Report: Hundreds of Canadians Died While Waiting for Surgery in 2018-2019

“Just imagine spending the final year or two of your life largely stuck in your apartment and living in pain because you're waiting for hip surgery from the government.”

Studies Question Asymptomatic Transmission of COVID-19

The results are noteworthy because many COVID-19 mitigation strategies are based on the presumption of asymptomatic spread.

Media Outlets Play Favorites with Mask Studies

Media outlets heralded a mask study, based on modeling, that concluded universal mask use could save 130,000 lives, while largely ignoring a randomized controlled trial that found masks worn in public offer virtually no protection against the SARS CoV-2 Virus.

Inexpensive, Private, Rapid Test Would Stop COVID, Panelists Say

“Imagine if we can test everyone in the U.S. and quarantine all those infected for just a week. We could stop this virus in its tracks basically within a week.”

New Trump Rule Gives Employers Health Plan Flexibility

The new rule shores up that order by allowing more companies to increase deductibles without having to be fully ACA compliant.  Higher deductible plans allow employees to use a health savings account (HSAs).

FDA Approves At-Home Test, with a Catch

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the green light for the first at-home COVID-19 test that can be purchased without a doctor’s prescription, but users will have to go online to get the results.

Low-cost, Generic Drug is Proving to be a “Miracle” in Fight Against COVID

"Every study on Ivermectin treatment for COVID -19  has consistently shown  statistically significant benefits in decreasing transmission rates, shortening recovery times, decreasing hospitalizations, or large reductions in death."

U.S. Senators Snub Early COVID-19 Treatment Hearing

"There has been a concerted effort to clock doctors who actually treat COVID patients from compassionately using their ‘off label’ prescription rights for early treatment protocols. Why?”

AnneMarie Schieber

AnneMarie Schieber is a research fellow at The Heartland Institute and managing editor of Health Care News, Heartland's monthly newspaper for health care reform.

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Approach to Treating COVID-19 is Wrong, Say Doctors

"It’s stunning because in any other medical condition, heart attack, breast cancer, pneumonia, you name it, we have detailed information sheets on what to do in terms of early treatment. In COVID-19,  shockingly, a year into this, we have no information available for the public."

Health Insurer Demands Woke Training for Doctors

"Socialist solutions, like implicit bias training, end up harming those who they claim to help.”

Report: Hundreds of Canadians Died While Waiting for Surgery in 2018-2019

“Just imagine spending the final year or two of your life largely stuck in your apartment and living in pain because you're waiting for hip surgery from the government.”

Studies Question Asymptomatic Transmission of COVID-19

The results are noteworthy because many COVID-19 mitigation strategies are based on the presumption of asymptomatic spread.

Media Outlets Play Favorites with Mask Studies

Media outlets heralded a mask study, based on modeling, that concluded universal mask use could save 130,000 lives, while largely ignoring a randomized controlled trial that found masks worn in public offer virtually no protection against the SARS CoV-2 Virus.

Inexpensive, Private, Rapid Test Would Stop COVID, Panelists Say

“Imagine if we can test everyone in the U.S. and quarantine all those infected for just a week. We could stop this virus in its tracks basically within a week.”

New Trump Rule Gives Employers Health Plan Flexibility

The new rule shores up that order by allowing more companies to increase deductibles without having to be fully ACA compliant.  Higher deductible plans allow employees to use a health savings account (HSAs).

FDA Approves At-Home Test, with a Catch

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the green light for the first at-home COVID-19 test that can be purchased without a doctor’s prescription, but users will have to go online to get the results.

Low-cost, Generic Drug is Proving to be a “Miracle” in Fight Against COVID

"Every study on Ivermectin treatment for COVID -19  has consistently shown  statistically significant benefits in decreasing transmission rates, shortening recovery times, decreasing hospitalizations, or large reductions in death."

U.S. Senators Snub Early COVID-19 Treatment Hearing

"There has been a concerted effort to clock doctors who actually treat COVID patients from compassionately using their ‘off label’ prescription rights for early treatment protocols. Why?”