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Educational Effort to Increase Vaccine Adherence

June 27, 2022

Vaccines are integral to preventing diseases and reducing the chance of illness for individuals. They significantly lower the risk of severe illness and hospitalization, and even death, as well as … Continued


Improving Diversity in Our Clinical Trials for Long-term Health Equity

June 1, 2022

Across the healthcare industry work is taking place to address health disparities. The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) has delved specifically into social determinants of health, broadband access, disparities in care … Continued


Prescription E-Labels are Past Due

November 30, 2021

Now decades into the digital age, most tasks can be completed electronically – ordering food, booking appointments, transferring funds, and even signing contracts. In the healthcare world, medical records and … Continued


The Parallel Roads of Representation and Access

October 28, 2021

Guest post by: Dana Dornsife, Founder and CEO, Lazarex Cancer Foundation There are many avenues to addressing health disparities, an essential health policy objective. To determine the most appropriate strategies, … Continued


Lawmakers Have a Drug Pricing Solution Right in Front of Them

October 4, 2021

As Congress continues to deliberate on drug pricing proposals that many would call extreme, even radical – empowering the federal government to set prices instead of having prices negotiated in … Continued


Addressing Children’s Behavioral Health Through School Telehealth Programs

August 25, 2021

Children are the future, however what does the future hold for our children? The CDC estimates that as many as one out of five children experience a mental disorder in … Continued


Investing in Non-Traditional Access to Care

May 25, 2021

Even before COVID-19, our healthcare system was evolving to expand remote and in-home care.  The pandemic has underscored the importance of providing quality care to people where they are. Leading … Continued


Merck for Mothers Continues to Advance Maternal Health Equity

April 30, 2021

In a nation where Black women are disproportionately impacted by maternal mortality; Merck for Mothers has committed to understanding women’s experiences in order to improve the quality of maternity care. … Continued


An Innovative Approach in Minnesota to Close the Gap Between Mental Health Needs and Treatment

February 25, 2021

It has always been important to improve access to treatment for mental health and substance use disorders.  Now it’s imperative. Even before the arrival of COVID-19, national numbers raised serious … Continued


Medicare Embraces the ‘Ounce of Prevention’ Philosophy

March 23, 2016

We’ve long maintained that Medicare can be a stronger program, both in terms of protecting the health of its beneficiaries and in improved cost-efficiency, if it did a better job … Continued