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September 21, 2009
Despite the unfortunate reality that prevention may not save money, many preventive services actually are a good bargain when considered from the perspective that they provide health value for the money spent.
September 14, 2009
As if just talking about dying weren’t hard enough for most of us, now comes the disinformation campaign about end-of-life care discussions waged by opponents of health care reform.
August 31, 2009
If health care reform is going to work, we need to figure out how to make the market for private health insurance more competitive without resulting in some of the more undesirable byproducts of competition.
August 24, 2009
Hurricane Katrina left the Gulf Coast region’s public health and health care systems in shambles from which they are still trying to recover years later.
August 17, 2009
The whole idea that a committee of experts in Washington or anywhere else can deliver what each American wants in health care, when we want it, at a price we can afford, is nonsense.
July 21, 2009
On July 16, House Democrats released H.R. 3200, a bill that is an impressive first step towards addressing some of the challenges in U.S. health care.
July 14, 2009
Two years have passed since a Washington Post article revealed some instances of inadequate treatment of soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
July 7, 2009
The campaign to create a National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NAS) for the United States has been a remarkable success so far.
June 23, 2009
Why is health care reform so difficult and what is standing in the way of President Obama and Congress succeeding?
February 10, 2009
A recent World Health Organization (WHO) and Ford Foundation-sponsored Global Consultation on Decent Care Values in Palliative Care Services sought to bring together people to explore the conceptual alignment between the concepts of decent care and the practice of palliative care.
January 8, 2009
The Mission Projects are a significant new endeavor for Altarum, one that is key to extending reach and impact beyond what we can do in client-funded work alone.
Evaluating the Obama Health Plan: We Need Both Short-Term Affordability and Long-Term Sustainability
October 1, 2008
Although there is considerable attention paid to addressing cost growth and investing in public health and prevention, the most noteworthy aspect of Presidential candidate Barack Obama’s health care plan is its focus on attempting to make insurance affordable for all Americans.
September 1, 2008
After 27 years, far too many businesses remain untapped fighters in the war against HIV/AIDS because they did not know they could be asked, they did not know they should be asked, and too many public health officials did not know how or what to ask them.