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Working together to stop superbugs

to the registry by the Illinois Department of Public Health once it was detected in the state. ... Lee, an associate professor of international health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore.
February 2020

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

In the first, which addresses public health programs, ACP supports:. changes to the Medicare Part D low-income subsidy program cost-sharing and copayment structures to encourage the use of ... public reporting by health plans, PBMs, and pharmaceutical
January 2020

A doctor who embraces change, personally and politically

Personal hero: Rudolf Virchow, the 19th century pathologist and public health advocate. ... Most recent book read: “Medicine and Public Health at the End of Empire” by Howard Waitzkin, MD, PhD.
July 2013

Warnings on power cords, asthma drugs, diabetes supplies

A public health notification that GDH-PQQ test strips do not distinguish between types of sugars and may falsely indicate hyperglycemia in patients eating products containing non-glucose sugars such as ... A public health alert on potential dosing errors
November 2009

Start with the basics for disaster preparedness

Plan to follow up with them. See if you can team up with visiting nurse organizations or your local department of public health to make calls.”. ... The American Public Health Association offers “Public Health Management of Disasters: The Pocket
April 2013

Promoting literacy to increase adherence

Together), an organization that develops practical solutions to language barriers in health care. ... Dr. Parker, a professor of medicine and public health at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta.
July 2011

Carrier screening makes risk-benefit analysis more complex

advocates, commercial testing companies, public health officials and insurers. ... population on a topic of this complexity. Second, extensive education of the public, health care providers and policymakers will be required to establish any effective
June 2008

Skin in the game

During those same two decades, chronic disease rates and their public health toll have only escalated, and dramatically at that, globally, and especially in the U.S. ... president of the non-profit Turn the Tide Foundation; and formerly the Director of
April 2020

New strategies required to battle antibiotic overuse

Instead, he said that societal and health care system-based changes are needed to motivate physicians to align their behavior with public health concerns. ... Other strategies for change include greater promotion of continuing medical education programs,
April 2017

Shared visits improve access, productivity and satisfaction

disease self-management skills, and he wanted to integrate the help and support of other patients (plus a multidisciplinary care delivery team) into his health care. ... The larger health care systems did them first, followed by mid-sized systems, the VA
October 2009

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