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The Accountable Care Act- How would you advise the law makers?

Thomas Bauer - May 15, 2017
The United States is beginning a long dialogue about how health care is financed. This is a politically charged conversation in which there are no easy answers. Without getting into the politics ...
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Accountable Care health policy population health
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

NCD Short Course at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, August 22-26

Eric Obscherning - April 26, 2016
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as cardiovascular disease and cancer, are responsible for the greatest burden of death and disability globally. No longer viewed as diseases of affluence, NCDs a...
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cancer cardiovascular disease Conferences & Meetings Course Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines Global Burden of Disease health policy Health systems Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health NCD Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Two NCD related positions at NYC Dept of Health & Mental Hygiene

Justin List - Dec. 8, 2015
Director of Communications & Partnerships Job Description The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene seeks a highly motivated and productive public health professional to serve as Di...
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communications Diabetes employment health policy NCDs Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Article on NCD burden for policy-makers

Christine Ngaruiya - Oct. 13, 2015
Hello: I am sharing an Op-Ed piece I've written pegged around the SDGs that was published in "The Hill" today, Washington's number one circulated publication on Capitol Hill. http://thehill.com/...
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cancer Depression Diabetes health policy Heart Disease mental health NCDs noncommunicable disease Obesity prevention SDGs sustainable development goals
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Article on NCD burden for policy-makers

Christine Ngaruiya - Oct. 13, 2015
Hello: I am sharing an Op-Ed piece I've written pegged around the SDGs that was published in "The Hill" today, Washington's number one circulated publication on Capitol Hill. http://thehill.com/...
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health policy NCD NCDs noncommunicable disease
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

An exciting health policy fellowship opportunity for physicians

Sudip Bhandari - Oct. 14, 2014
I want to draw your attention to this great fellowship opportunity at Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Kennedy School. Deadline for application submission is December 15. Please follow the ...
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fellowship health policy
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Mapping salt reduction initiatives in the WHO European Region

Salt is a commonly used term referring specifi cally to sodium chloride (5 g salt ≈ 2 g sodium). The positive health impact of reducing an individual’s salt intake is reflected in scientific evidence ...
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cardiovascular disease Cardiovascular Diseases health policy Hypertension Inequalities Nutrition Publications & Research Risk Factors & Prevention Social Determinants of Health
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

New Policy for Health in Europe - Training for young health professionals

Maggie Sullivan - July 28, 2012
Cross-posting courtesy of Kremlin Wickramasinghe of the YP-Chronic Disease Network community. Title: The Florence International Training Course – the “FIT” Course THE NEW POLICY FOR HEALTH IN EURO...
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Education & Curricula Europe health policy Meetings & Conferences Research training course
Health IT

Usability of Electronic Medical Records

Maria May - April 21, 2010
Usability of Electronic Medical Records May Maria
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electronic medical records health policy United States value
Health IT

Savings From Computerizing Medical Records Are Hard To Measure

Maria May - April 20, 2010
Savings From Computerizing Medical Records Are Hard To Measure May Maria
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electronic medical records health policy United States value
Health IT

Difficulties measuring value of health IT

Maria May - April 20, 2010
Saw this article in NPR that describes the challenges researches looking at the Veteran's Administration system faced in trying to calculate the value (in monetary terms) of computerizing medical reco...
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electronic medical records health policy United States value
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

The U.S. and Global Maternal & Child Health: Fact Sheet

Maggie Sullivan - Aug. 28, 2009
The U.S. and Global Maternal & Child Health: Fact Sheet Sullivan Maggie
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health policy maternal health Research