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Expanding Medicaid is the right thing to do for public health

In a study published in the Sept. 13, 2012 New England Journal of Medicine, ACP Member Benjamin Sommers, MD, PhD, and his colleagues at the Harvard School of Public Health provided ... the strongest evidence yet that expanding Medicaid has major positive
November 2012

ACP Internist

So here's what the world of health care should really push for: A National Ambulate the Patient Week. ... This should involve:. • Education for all health care professionals about the importance of ambulation.
November 2020

A little public health victory

A little public health victory. Like hand hygiene, getting workers to stay home when sick is an example of a horizontal infection prevention strategy. ... From a public health perspective, the first step to reducing presenteeism is ensuring that workers
November 2020

Public health should be apolitical

Public health should be apolitical. You can be for freedom. You can be for smaller government that intrudes less. ... brainer. Public health should be apolitical. All can surely agree that an advanced and kind society should have safety nets for those
November 2020

1 in 6 public health workers would stay home during a pandemic

The first step is to better educate public health workers about their role in an emergency and then motivate them with an understanding of why this role makes a difference. ... By the way, current findings are better than the 2005 study, in which more
November 2020

Public health informatics are another area of opportunity for physicians

Our stakeholders recognized the need to be engaged in coordinated activities related to public health information. ... They also forecasted the need for informatics training throughout the public health workforce.
November 2020

Progress since 9/11 has benefitted public health efforts

It had become apparent that public health played an important role in national security. ... There is growing recognition that preparedness and core ("routine") public health investments are synergistic.
November 2020

Public health as political prisoner

Public health as political prisoner. If a foreign government took the U.S. ... Self-defense against harm is, pretty self-evidently, an issue of both public justice, and public health.
November 2020

Public health and citizens, truly united

Public health and citizens, truly united. There are just 2 problems with the prevailing conception of “public health,” the public, and health. ... We might fix this by putting faces on public health more reliably, demonstrating vividly the skin we
November 2020

Gun violence is a public health issue

Gun violence is a public health issue. The horrific massacre in Las Vegas hit the nation like an avalanche. ... Indeed, having a deep suspicion and healthy mistrust of government is something uniquely American (also relevant to the health care debate).
November 2020

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