Healthcare Policy

El Paso Health Insurance May Depend on Justices Decision on Mandate in 2021 | 11/11/2020

… and against the bill on November 10. But as millions of Americans have lost health insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic, an effort to compromise on coverage and pull in positive elements from all healthcare policy options is beginning to gain momentum among legislators. For more information go to https://insurance4dallas.com/health-insurance-el-paso-tx/ According to a report by kxan.com, Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-AR, has introduced what …

A life-changing vaccine, if we do it right | 11/11/2020

… COVID-19 vaccine appears to be more than 90% effective has provided hope for relief from the increasingly calamitous onslaught of the virus. We asked Yale SOM‚Äôs Dr. Howard Forman, an expert in healthcare policy , to explain the steps that leaders must take to ensure that a vaccine is produced and distributed as soon‚Äîand as safely‚Äîas possible. Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Economics, and Public Health …

Young survivors of acute myeloid leukemia have long-term complications from treatment | 11/9/2020

… burden of late effects among young survivors of AML,” said Renata Abrah√£o, the study’s lead author. Abrah√£o is a postdoctoral fellow at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Center for Healthcare Policy and Research. According to the American Cancer Society, around 20,000 cases of AML will be diagnosed in 2020 in the U.S. alone. With AML, the myeloid cells produced inside the bone marrow grow abnormally …

What healthcare issues are driving voters to the polls on Election Day? | Healthcare Dive | 11/3/2020

… Foundation found the economy topped voters’ lists of issues most important to them in deciding their vote. Coronavirus response and criminal justice and policing followed, then race relations, healthcare and immigration. Voters concerned about healthcare policy are likely considering the teetering fate of the Affordable Care Act, slated for U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments a week after Election Day. President Donald Trump’s newest court pick, Justice Amy Coney Barrett , will …

WCG Appoints New Independent Directors Dr. Kavita Patel and Ms. Pascale Witzto to its Board | 11/2/2020

Dr. Kavita Patel and Ms. Pascale Witz bring global healthcare policy and pharmaceutical executive experience to WCG. Princeton, NJ ‚Äì November 2, 2020 ‚Äì WCG today announced the appointment of two new independent members to its Board of Directors: Dr. Kavita Patel, a non-resident fellow with the Brookings Institution and a practicing physician, and Pascale Witz, a former senior pharmaceutical executive who has broad corporate board experience. ‚ÄúThese appointments …

Virginia Democrat Cameron Webb treats COVID-19 patients and is running in one of the most competitive House races in the country | Business Insider | 10/31/2020

… 5th Congressional District. Webb, a first-time candidate, is a medical doctor and an attorney. As a White House Fellow from 2016-2017 under then-President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump, Webb focused on healthcare policy . The 5th District contest between Webb and Republican Bob Good has emerged as one of the most competitive House races in the country. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . On some …

MedCity Pivot Podcast: A conversation with Mark Bertolini about healthcare policy, Covid-19 and 5G in healthcare - MedCity News | 10/29/2020

In our latest episode of the MedCity Pivot podcast, Mark Bertolini, former CEO and Chairman of Aetna talks about healthcare policy, the path to economic recovery and what 5G can do for healthcare. But perhaps most importantly, he notes that the ability to get healthcare when one needs it at a price that will not financially bankruft you as a fundamental right …

Podcast: US election special #4 - Why does the US not have universal healthcare? | 10/26/2020

… the 1992 presidential campaign, the Democratic Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton, harnessed the popularity of Jackson’s 1988 platform, and rhetorically advocated in favour of universal health care. However, once elected, the actual substance of his healthcare policy drastically differed from the demands of activists outside the halls of power. Upon entering the Oval Office, President Clinton established a Health Care Task Force appointing his wife, then First Lady Hillary Clinton, to …

The establishment doesn’t think Dr. Scott Atlas is an expert. He disagrees | 10/24/2020

… expert’, according to the ever-changing standards of the establishment. H e has only 25 years of high-level experience, including serving as the Chief of Neuroradiology at Stanford University Medical Center and crafting healthcare policy for over a decade. However, as his Wikipedia page condescendingly reminds us multiple times, Atlas is ‘a radiologist, not a specialist in public health or infectious diseases’, and thus his advice must be ignored …

Comment on The nursing profession’s potential impact on policy and politics by Robert | 10/22/2020

… policy education in nursing. Time and resources are further obstacles to the nursing profession’s participation in politics. Additionally, studies show that nurses are not given sufficient support to generate the evidence needed to influence healthcare policy . Regardless of the multiple factors limiting the nursing profession’s potential impact on politics, the fact remains that nurses are vital to the development and implementation of healthcare policy . As the largest medical profession in …

Dear Future President — A National Survey of What Women Want for Healthcare in America | 10/20/2020

… annual purchasing power. In every presidential election since 1984, women have turned out to vote at a higher rate than men. So why aren’t they holding the pen when it comes to health and healthcare policy that affects them? Because it would be not just nice, but appropriate to ask women what they want to see from the next Administration when it comes to health policy, the powerhouse women behind …

Health Care a Top Issue for Voters in Your Election Blueprint | 10/15/2020

… with voters this election. It was the top issue on the minds of listeners who responded to our Election Blueprint project. Listen / 4:22 WAER’s James Corrigan lays out Central New York candidates views on healthcare policy for Your Election Blueprint. Seven months ago, America became a war zone, and grocery stores like Tops were among the battlefields. 24 year old Drew Tessier worked at Tops on the front lines, but …

3 ways a Biden White House could impact healthcare | FierceHealthcare | 10/15/2020

With the presidential election three weeks away, healthcare policy experts are weighing how the industry would be affected if the White House were to change hands from President Donald Trump to former Vice President Joe Biden. While a Trump win would obviously remain on a similar course for the next four years, experts say key issues a Biden administration would likely try to change range from policies on coverage to …

National experts to discuss origins, impacts, and potential future of Affordable Care Act | 10/14/2020

Assessing the effectiveness of healthcare protocols in epidemics Markel is also a co-moderator of the event. His co-moderator, John Ayanian, M.D., M.P.P., director of the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, adds, “Our panel of national experts will discuss the journey of the ACA’s three goals to increase the number of the insured, improve the quality of care, and reduce the costs of health care. They …

AB Science announces that results from masitinib study AB07015 in severe asthma have been selected for presentation at an ATS symposium held on 16th October, 2020 | Globe Newswire | 10/13/2020

… 10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2020.B93 . ATS is one of the world’s largest meetings for pulmonary medicine professionals and has been historically well-attended by key opinion leaders and decision-makers in asthma research and healthcare policy . Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 ATS International Conference in Philadelphia, USA was cancelled with select elements of the conference content now provided as a virtual format. Pascal Chanez said: “ Selection …

In this assignment, you will assess the impact of health legislation on nursing practice and communicate your analysis to your peers. GovTrack.us provides a list of federal health bills that are currently in process in Congressional Committees. | 10/12/2020

… communicator, and manager of care to plan cost-effective, quality healthcare to consumers in structured and unstructured settings. (PO 7) Directions A short tutorial with tips for completing this assignment may be viewed here: Healthcare Policy (Links to an external site.) This assignment will be in the format of a PowerPoint presentation (Bullet points may be used). You are educating your peers through this presentation regarding a federal bill you …

Clashing medications put older adults at risk but many haven’t had a pharmacist check them | 10/7/2020

… older adults without a medication review said they weren’t aware that it could be covered. The new findings come from the National Poll on Healthy Aging, based at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation with support from AARP and Michigan Medicine, U-M’s academic medical center. The new report draws on responses from a national sample of more than 2,000 adults aged 50 to 80. The …

Clashing Medications Can Put Older Adults at Risk, but Many Haven’t Had a Pharmacist Check for Safety Concerns | 10/7/2020

… older adults without a medication review said they weren’t aware that it could be covered. The new findings come from the National Poll on Healthy Aging , based at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation with support from AARP and Michigan Medicine, U-M’s academic medical center. The new report draws on responses from a national sample of more than 2,000 adults aged 50 to 80. The …

Clashing medications put older adults at risk but many haven’t had a pharmacist check them | 10/7/2020

… older adults without a medication review said they weren’t aware that it could be covered. The new findings come from the National Poll on Healthy Aging , based at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation with support from AARP and Michigan Medicine, U-M’s academic medical center. The new report draws on responses from a national sample of more than 2,000 adults aged 50 to 80. The …

What would a world without Obamacare look like? | Washington Examiner | 10/2/2020

… certain parts of a law unconstitutional while preserving other parts. That said, it is not out of the realm of possibility. To gauge what might happen if Obamacare was thrown out, the asked two healthcare policy experts with almost diametrically opposed views on Obamacare for their opinions. “Millions of people would lose coverage through the Medicaid expansions, the exchanges, and the coverage of adult children through their parents’ policies,” said …

Trump, Biden healthcare differences in spotlight amid pandemic, Supreme Court fight | Yahoo News | 9/30/2020

… the Affordable Care Act, when the high court hears the Trump administration’s effort to repeal the law days after the Nov. 3 election. Here is a look at some of the vast differences on healthcare policy between Republican President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden: CORONAVIRUS Trump has ceded much of the response to the pandemic to the states, rather than pursuing a national effort …

Why ‘herd immunity’ can’t save us from COVID-19 | 9/30/2020

… and advisors to the president, Dr. Scott Atlas suggested this as a strategy to counter COVID-19. According to the Washington Post, Atlas, the former head of neurodiology at Stanford, who now focused on healthcare policy , suggested that the virus be allowed to spread through the population, so that people could build up immunity. A few weeks later at an event held at the town hall, President Trump himself raised …

Poland reports fresh record daily increase in coronavirus cases – Yahoo Finance | Yahoo News | 9/30/2020

… interests which they wish to protect are not actually authoring the proposed “solutions” because they always tend to write-in things which will benefit them, which causes failure. Anyway, Avik Roy’s expertise is in healthcare policy . While there can be legitimate disagreement with him on his ideas for policy solutions, his assessment of the state of U.S. healthcare is usually rooted in fact, not fiction, and for that reason, I …

Harrow Health Appoints Larry Van Horn to its Board of Directors | BioSpace | 9/30/2020

… of the next phase of growth at Harrow, an innovative and forward-thinking Nashville-based healthcare business. I strongly believe my background and experience working with healthcare decision makers and business executives nationwide regarding healthcare policy and the future of healthcare delivery will be of great service to Mark, the Board and the entire Harrow team. I am eagerly looking forward to being a part of the culture of innovation …

Science Must Drive Clinical Practice, Public Health Policy | PR Newswire | 9/30/2020

… willing to innovate, yet thoughtfully and efficiently test changes to find the safest and most effective approaches to patient care and health policy.” The AACN position statement outlines several recommended actions for nurses and healthcare policy makers. Recommended actions for nurses include: Using evidence-based practice, a problem-solving approach that involves the conscientious use of current best evidence, in making decisions about patient care. Being ardent defenders of evidence-based …