As the US health care system continues to expand access to care and provide greater emphasis on prevention, population and community health approaches become increasingly important. Join health care providers, researchers, policy advocates, community health workers, and others in discussing a range of population health topics, including care delivery in remote or rural settings, new payment models to support population health, patient-centered medical homes, the role of community health workers, and more.
The Research Manager will work closely with PIVOT’s leadership launch and coordinate implementation and clinical research initiatives to evaluate PIVOT interventions, and to serve as the central coordinator for PIVOT’s broad ranging research partnerships. In addition, this person will work to build both internal organizational capacity and national capacity for ... read more
Dear Medical Experts- As you may know, the Legislative Assembly in El Salvador voted in 1997 to pass a total prohibition on abortion. No abortions, no exceptions--not even when the life or health of the mother is in danger. Doctors who choose to perform an abortion to save a pregnant ... read more
Like many who responded, I also worry about the impact on hospitals serving rural or impoverished communities. The impact of the closure of a hospital can have significant impact on not only the health of the community served but also the ability to attract and maintain employers. Please see the ... read more
The New England Journal of Medicine features an article Delegalizing Advance Directives — Facilitating Advance Care Planning (attached below) arguing this may be an area in which we should reconsider our current requirements. One key are of consideration is should this conversation be held with a health care professionals office, ... read more
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