Want to catch up on the last month of population health news? We’ve got a bunch of reads for you!
Wondering what’s going on around the world?
Trump recruits controversial Bush-era global health official (Science, 3/27/2017)
The campaign to lead the World Health Organization (NY Times, 4/3/2017)
Survivors of the gas attack in Syria face long-term illness (Scientific American Guest Blog, 4/12/2017)
Or how we are faring here in the US?
Poor, sick, and addicted: Inequality’s effect on population health (Huffington Post, 3/31/2017)
Don’t expect politics to derail population health, value-based care (Healthcare IT News, 4/3/2017)
Cosas del estado: How immigration raids lead to avoidance of care (Pacific Standard, 4/5/2017)
How communities are testing new strategies to address social determinants of health (AcademyHealth Blog, 4/7/2017)
Why it’s a bad idea to space out your child’s vaccination shots (Washington Post, 4/17/2017)
Population health improvement (A story on Maine Public Radio, featuring Ron Deprez of the Public Health Research Institute, Barbara Leonard of the Maine Health Access Foundation, and Michael Duffy of Mercy Hospital; 4/17/2017)
A focus on health to resolve urban ills (NY Times, 4/19/2017)
Want to read the latest on insurance companies and population health?
Humana slowly reducing “unhealthy days” through population health effort (Forbes, 3/31/2017)
Bare market: what happens if places have no Obamacare insurers? (New York Times, 4/18/2017)
Insurers press Trump administration for payments (Washington Examiner, 4/18/2017)
Or hospitals and pharmaceutical companies?
Ballooning bills: more US hospitals pushing patients to pay before care (Reuters, 4/13/2017)
Nonprofit working to block drug imports has ties to pharma lobby (NPR, 4/18/2017)
Secret hospital inspections may become public at last (ProPublica, 4/18/2017)
After all this news about the present, do you want to look toward the future and feel inspired?
Japan automakers look to robots to keep elderly on move (Reuters, 4/13/2017)
In a dragon’s blood, scientists discover a potential antibiotic (NY Times, 4/17/2017)
Pubmed to include conflict-of-interest statements with abstracts (Center for Science in the Public Interest, 4/18/2017)
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