Date Post Title Post Summary Topics
Jul 27, 2010 The Uncertain Impact of Health Reform on Hospitals Even before President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (H.R. 5390) into law in March, there was much consternation among health care professionals who believed the results from health reform would negatively affect their bottom line. Hospitals | Managed Care
Jul 20, 2010 Surfing the Second Wave of Telemental Health While there is debate about the precise rate of prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) in the population of service members returning from deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan, few would disagree that the sheer number of first and repeat deployments has placed a high demand on the Department of Veteran Affairs and military mental health treatment systems. Compounding the challenge is the key role played by reservists and National Guardsmen in these wars. Health Disparities | Information Technology | Military & Veterans Health
Jul 16, 2010 New AIDS Strategy a Decade-Long Journey While plans are only truly useful once successfully implemented, it is a significant accomplishment and newsworthy that the United States now has a plan in place to guide its efforts in combating HIV/AIDS. Health Policy | Public Health
Jul 12, 2010 Living Large: Are Our Communities Making Us Fat? With the passage of the Affordable Care Act, state, tribal, and local governmental agencies and community-based organizations now have the opportunity to transform their communities into places that offer healthy choices to all residents. Chronic Disease | Obesity | Public Health
Jul 6, 2010 Going Dutch in U.S. Health Care In the four years since a significant package of health care reforms was enacted in the Netherlands, the Dutch have emerged with a health system that’s innovative, dynamic, and widely viewed by many health policy experts as a blueprint for a high functioning 21st century health care system. Health Policy | Health Reform | Insurance