Jeffrey A. Singer

Looming Doctor Shortage Demands Innovative Solutions

JEFFREY A. SINGER, CATO INSTITUTE The Association of American Medical Colleges projects a severe physician shortage by the year 2032, particularly in the primary care...

It’s Not The Number of Pills—It’s The Number of Deaths That Matter

JEFFREY A. SINGER, CATO INSTITUTE A letter to the editor in the August 14 New England Journal of Medicine by researchers at the University of Michigan proudly...

Stop Calling it an Opioid Crisis—It’s a Heroin and Fentanyl Crisis

JEFFREY A. SINGER, CATO INSTITUTE The National Center for Health Statistics reported last month that a record 63,600 deaths occurred in 2016 due to overdoses. Digging deeper into that...