Why doctors want the FDA to regulate health and... Health-Professional-Mobility-in-a-Changing-Europe.pdf. One Powerful Illustration Shows Exactly What's Wrong With How the West Talks About Ebola. The Ebola epidemic has killed 3,431 people in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia; it has killed one in the United States.
Liberia's Defense Minister Brownie Samukai told the U.N. Security Council in September that the disease poses a "serious threat" to the country's existence; the Obama administration recently reminded everybody that "[America's] structure would preclude an outbreak. " Health care workers are threatening to strike over dissatisfaction with wages; the U.S. sent 3,000 military personnel directly into the area to help combat the epidemic. Can Patrick Soon-Shiong, The World's Richest Doctor, Fix Health Care? Addressing Social Inequities to Create a More Just, Fair and Equitable World. The Harvard Public Health Review (HPHR) recently sat down with Dr.
Nancy Krieger, Professor of Social Epidemiology in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Director of the Interdisciplinary Concentration on Women, Gender and Health, at HPSH. Drawing on her extensive body of research, she outlined how populations ultimately embody their social and ecologic experiences, which, under inequitable conditions—like those related to poverty to global climate change—can result in unfair and unjust distributions of disease and suffering. Far from deeming these distributions a given, Krieger argues that academics, public health professionals, policymakers, and informed constituencies have a right and an obligation to mobilize evidence in their efforts to address heath inequities head on and create a better world for all.
Harvard Public Health Review: The public health arena often refers to both health disparities and health inequities. Dr. First look at Medicare data in 35 years. WASHINGTON — Reimbursements to doctors who provide Medicare services in 2012 ranged from nearly $21 million to a single Florida ophthalmologist to the $27,000 for the average anesthesiologist, according to the first look at government payment data in 35 years.
The data were released this week by the Center for Medicare Services after a court order lifted an injunction sought by the American Medical Association had been in place since 1979. It reveals wide variances in reimbursements, procedure costs and what services are provided to Medicare beneficiaries. Releasing the data could help consumers understand health costs, help providers deliver better care and enable journalists and advocacy groups to sniff out fraud, experts say. Self-discrepancies and pain. Our Health Our Community Special Report - Sydney. It has to be about health outcomes, patient experience and working in partnership Speaking at the latest in the Consumer Health Forum (CHF) series of Health Consumer and Community Leaders’ Workshops in Adelaide on 21 March 2013, CHF Chair, Karen Carey, said that consumers must be ‘co-designers and co-creators of care’ and that to change the system we must develop meaningful measures on health outcomes and patient experience.
The Workshop brought together consumer representatives and consumer and community Board and Governing Council members, Chairs and CEOs from Medicare Locals and Local Hospital Networks from around Australia. Opening the Workshop, Dr David Panter, CEO of Central Adelaide Local Health Network gave a frank view of grappling with health reform on the ground. Dr Panter called for a return to values that he believes have been lost over the years: caring and kindness. ‘We have created a system where clinicians are taken away from caring,’ he said.
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Obamacare a permis d'assurer 10 millions d'Américains. Le nombre de personnes sans assurance-maladie aux Etats-Unis a baissé de 10,3 millions à la faveur de la récente réforme du système de santé de Barack Obama, selon une étude publiée mercredi, une réduction «significative» dont s’est félicitée l’administration.
Entre septembre 2013 et avril 2014, plus de 10 millions d’adultes (18-64 ans) auparavant non assurés pour leurs soins médicaux ont souscrit une couverture maladie, selon l’étude de chercheurs de Harvard parue dans le New England Journal of Medicine et relayée par le département de la Santé. Assessing barriers to health insurance and threats to equity in comparative perspective: The Health Insurance Access Database.
The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone. Assessing equity in health care through the national health insurance schemes of Nigeria and Ghana: a review-based comparative analysis. The results for all the demographic, economic and health economic indicators over the period 2000–2010 are provided in Table 1.
From a total of 147 studies reporting equity issues retrieved by searches, eight met the inclusion criteria for Nigeria and eight for Ghana. The results of these are summarised in the relevant NHIS sections and provided in detail within Tables 2 and 3. Table 1. Key demographic, health and economic indicators - Nigeria, Ghana and OECD mean 2000-2010 Table 2. Table 3. Demographics Nigeria is a Lower Middle-Income Country (LMIC) in West Africa  with a population that has risen from 123.7 million in 2000 to158.4 million in 2010. 48.1% of the population live in rural areas and 51.9% in urban areas . My-mothers-keepers. Photo WEST SHOKAN, N.Y. — IF my mother had been aware enough to know what we were spending on her care, she would have been aghast.
She’d always been frugal. I once noticed the remains of the Easter ham in the refrigerator two months later. The reason that we have hospital dependent patients. The New England Journal of Medicine recently published an article by David Reuben, MD and Mary Tinetti, MD, both academic gerontologists, about patients who are unable to stay out of the hospital.
The two physicians study the problems of old people, and are of the opinion that most of these “hospital dependent” patients are elderly. Certainly some of them are, but in my experience a surprising number are just chronically ill, usually also poor and with home situations unequal to their vast medical needs. Drs. Tinetti and Reuben are apparently studying these patients, thinking about solutions and now focusing us on this special population. Hospitals potentially risk not being paid for patients who return to the hospital with new or persistent diseases within a short time of discharge. 신종 인플루엔자, 유독 멕시코에서 창궐하는 이유. Med'Océan – association de formation médicale continue et de développement de la qualité, de l'évaluation et de la recherche en santé de l'Océan Indien.
Va-t-on vers un nouveau scandale sanitaire, de l’ordre du Médiator?
Is 'voluntourism' the new colonialism? - Encounter. Volunteer tourism, or 'voluntourism', is one of the fastest growing areas of the tourism industry. However new evidence suggests that it may be doing more harm than good in developing countries, as Kerry Stewart reports. Poorly arranged gap year volunteering trips are at risk of becoming a new form of colonialism, according to a new report by UK think tank Demos. The UK has a long history of sending young people overseas to volunteer. TED Talk of the week: Dan Gilbert on ‘synthetic happiness’ « Ces gens-là sont morts, ce ne sont plus des migrants », par Jean-Marc Manach. Le 3 octobre 2013, un chalutier transportant cinq cent réfugiés venant pour majorité de l’Erythrée et de la Somalie tombait en panne à deux kilomètres de l’île italienne de Lampedusa. Espérant alerter les secours, un passager mit le feu à une couverture. Le bateau s’embrasa, certains passagers sautèrent dans l’eau, d’autres se ruèrent sur l’un des côtés du navire, qui se retourna.
Cette tragédie, qui fit plus de trois cent soixante morts, fut largement relayée dans les médias. Jamais on n’avait autant parlé des risques pris – et des drame vécus – par tous ces réfugiés qui cherchent à gagner l’Europe au péril de leur vie. 온라인 상반신 노출시위 나선 브라질 여성들. Burn-out - Pascal Chabot est l'invité de Raphaël Enthoven dans "Philosophie" Le travail, est-ce la santé ? Why We Don't Need Socialized Medicine. Physicians should not be expected to blindly follow guidelines. Barron Lerner thinks he understands doctor’s motives. In his recent article in the Atlantic he laments that physicians act on tradition and emotion over adopting new science. FreeRice.url. Research Paper: Universal Health Care in Mexico. In the tenth grade, the Pre-AP English students were assigned to research a topic in depth and write a persuasive paper about it, including a proposed plan of action.
I chose to write about universal health care, and whether Mexico was ready to implement said system or not. Below is my full essay, which argues against the policy. Ethical argumentation and homosexuality in Africa. Creationism is dangerous: HBO documentary Questioning Darwin shows how fundamentalism imprisons the mind. Courtesy of HBO. Patent wars: affordable medicines versus intellectual property rights. India’s battle over patents is heating up, with campaigners fighting for access to affordable medicines pitted against the drug industry, which is fiercely protecting its intellectual property rights and profits. Jacqui Wise reports on how action there and in other developing countries is putting the whole patent system under scrutiny The pharmaceutical industry is increasingly looking towards emerging markets, where demand for new drugs is rising rapidly alongside rates of chronic disease.
But in recent years India, known as the “pharmacy of the developing world,” has led the battle for affordable drugs, using legal mechanisms to overturn patents so that its generic drug companies (which produce a fifth of the world’s generic drugs) can undercut the Western giants. Ernst & Young Outline New Vision of Patient-Centric Healthcare. Burden of Viral Hepatitis C in Japan: A Propensity Analysis of Patient Outcomes. Edsall-free-trade-disagreement. The Obama administration’s negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade agreement, have become a test of the compatibility of globalization with the increasing expectation among democratized populations of transparency in government. The secrecy surrounding the current discussions, which began in 2010, has angered traditional critics of free trade, including the AFL-CIO, Public Citizen and the Sierra Club, but also some of its most ardent backers, including Senator Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, Darrell Issa, a Republican congressman from California, and Jagdish Bhagwati, a professor of law and economics at Columbia who is a leading expert on world trade.
If successful, the TPP agreement would eliminate most remaining tariffs on nearly $2 trillion in goods and services exchanged between the United States, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. Photo. Global Health & Innovation Conference, a Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship Conference. Scott Henderson, Executive Director, Hypepotamus "GHIC is a tremendous gathering of folks who are making the world better all the way from the grassroots level to the world's largest organizations.
I love the variety of the conference and having full access to everyone who attends. Coming to New Haven each spring gives me the chance to meet rising college stars and trade notes with high profile change makers.