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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

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
January 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.
January 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
January 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.
January 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.
January 2020

Former Surgeon General to be featured speaker at today's Opening Ceremony | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

As Surgeon General, Dr. Murthy commanded the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, a uniformed service of 6,600 public health offices serving vulnerable populations in 800 locations domestically and ... abroad. During his tenure, he helped
April 2019

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
January 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).
January 2020

Antimicrobial stewardship in the clinic

And hopefully over time, there will be better tools within electronic health record systems to simplify [assessment of] prescribing patterns.”. ... A study presented at the American Public Health Association meeting in Philadelphia in November 2019
January 2020

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