Health Care Policy News
News on Health Care Policy continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Friday | Breitbart.com
Kathleen Sebelius' home state of Kansas has become the front line in the battle over Obamacare, with conservatives fighting to preserve Medicare and local control over health care policy while Democrats try to end both.
Trending on the Topix Network
Friday | Journal of Medical Internet Research
The use of such instruments to improve adults' risk factor awareness and concordance with clinically measured risk factor values could be an opportunity to advance public health knowledge and build effective interventions.
Friday | The Wichita Eagle
Sarah Kliff, a senior editor at media startup Vox , will speak as part of the Sunflower Foundation's Advocacy in Health series at 3:30 p.m. May 14 at the Hotel at Old Town Conference Center, according to a news release.
Good news on two fronts for President Barack Obama's health care law surfaced Thursday after health plan enrollment numbers reported by California and the White House wildly exceeded expectations.
Marshall Chin , MD, MPH, the Richard Parrillo Family Professor of Healthcare Ethics in the Department of Medicine, is the new president-elect of the Society of General Internal Medicine for the 2014-2015 year.
Walid Gellad, MD, MPH is both assistant professor of medicine and assistant professor of health policy at the University of Pittsburgh and a physician in the US Department of Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System.
Public perception should be considered when deciding extent of newborn genetic testing, according to a new paper by Dr. Yvonne Bombard, a genomics and health services researcher in the Li Ka... TORONTO, April 17, 2014-While 94 per cent of Canadians surveyed said they would participate in public health programs that screen newborns for a specific ... (more)
Santa Barbara's History Department is hosting a discussion of the Affordable Care Act this Friday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Student Resource Building.
About 94,000 of those finished applying in the two weeks after the original March 31 deadline, according to figures released by the exchange's executive director, Donna Frescatore.
A subcommitee of the German Committee to Improve the Public Health System recommended on Wednesday night to create a uniform supplementary health policy for the country's four health funds that would cover surgery and second opinions regarding operations.
The percentage of uninsured adults ages 18 to 64 in Texas declined from 24.8 to 23.5 between September 2013 and March 2014, according to a report.
However, a review of systematic reviews published in 2010 concluded that high-quality evidence on the benefits of eHealth interventions was still lacking.
All three headlines underscore the mental health debate swelling in Texas, and the motivation behind a new push to craft better mental health policy.
Two leading minds from opposite sides of the globe, Australian Freedom Commissioner from the Human Rights Commission Tim Wilson and UK lawyer Helen Dale will come together to debate the subject 'Marriage Equality is Not All Gay Times'.
The federal Affordable Care Act address American health care challenges largely by aiming to boost the number of people with health insurance.