Date Post Title Post Summary Topics
Aug 24, 2011 What Community Health Centers Mean to Economic and Health Security In our current economic climate, community health centers continue to absorb rising numbers of uninsured patients, providing high-quality and affordable care while generating billions in savings to the health care system. Health Reform | Public Health Preparedness
Aug 23, 2011 Slowing Health Care Spending Is Crucial To Our Fiscal Future The U.S. debt ceiling debate was a master class in political dysfunction. However, in the midst of the political infighting and false debates about the merits of raising revenue versus slashing spending, one firm fiscal fact remained: unless the U.S. can slow the rate of growth in health care spending, we’re going to keep having these paralyzing debt debates time and time again. Costs & Economic Analysis | Health Reform
Aug 18, 2011 Public Health Strategies: Enlisting a New Generation Service learning presents an amazing opportunity to include children and youth in efforts to deal with the public health crises that are obesity and the play deficit. Obesity | Public Health | Women & Children
Aug 15, 2011 e-Patient Networks on the Rise

In this era of government gridlock and the 15-minute doctor’s appointment, a growing number of consumers are no longer waiting for the political establishment to solve the nation’s hea

Health Reform
Aug 11, 2011 Hospitals and “Post-Hospital” Care While hospice provides a good model of care for the cancer patients it was originally designed to serve, it does not deliver efficiently or comprehensively what the majority of us will need. Chronic Disease | Hospitals
Aug 9, 2011 PPACA and the Jobless Recovery Small-business owners are deeply concerned that the 2010 health care law (PPACA) will prolong what has been described as America’s “jobless recovery.” Costs & Economic Analysis | Health Reform
Aug 4, 2011 Dignity as the Cornerstone to Better Care The cornerstone of a more effective and efficient system of care is to engage people in making decisions about their life and health in a way that upholds their dignity, independence, and right to self determination. Unfortunately, when it comes to serving older Americans who face advanced illness, this concept is contrary to the way most health care is actually delivered. Aging | Chronic Disease | Health Reform
Aug 2, 2011 HeartLink Program Reduces Hospital Readmissions Hospital readmissions in the HeartLink group versus regular care are lower. And when they do get readmitted … they aren’t as sick, and don’t stay in the hospital as long. Behavioral Health | Chronic Disease | Hospitals