What exactly does a single-payer healthcare system look like? By definition, a single payer healthcare system is a system in which there is a single public agency that handles the financing of healthcare for all residents. Assembly Bill 1400 would establish a system known as CalCare that would expand coverage to all Californians and include long-term care, dental care, mental health care, and prescription coverage.
The health of a democracy is intricately tied to the health of the community and voting rights must be viewed as a public health issue. Since 1988, the National Academy of Medicine (formerly known as the Institute of Medicine), has called upon public health professionals to advocate for conditions that directly affect the health of people, including voting
Medical Malpractice Reform and Its Impact on Lawsuits and Damages Payments By D. Daniel Sokol, JD, MSt., LLM; Vivek Ghosal;; and Guanming Chenl Citation Sokol D, Ghosal V, Chen. Medical malpractice reform and its impact on lawsuits and damages payments. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 30. Medical Malpractice Reform and Its Impact on Lawsuits and […]
“We don’t need more moments of silence to honor the memory of those who have been killed. We need to honor their memory by preventing a need for such moments.”
The South Coast Air Quality Management District passed the ISR recently. What is it, why was it needed, and what is its importance? Read on to find out.
Edition 30 – ‘We Are Only as Safe as Our Most Vulnerable Citizens’: Healthcare Systems’ Role in Reducing Exacerbating Social and Economic Inequities Before, During, and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic
‘We Are Only as Safe as Our Most Vulnerable Citizens’: Healthcare Systems’ Role in Reducing Exacerbating Social and Economic Inequities Before, During, and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic By Latisha D. Thompson, Michelle Munyikwa, Jaya Aysola Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Citation Thompson L, Munyikwa M, Aysola J. […]
Edition 30 – Health Disparities in Genetic Testing for Patients Receiving Government-funded Insurance Benefits
Patients receiving public health insurance benefits receive lower-quality, less-reliable care compared to patients with private insurance benefits. T
Edition 30 – Race as a Risk Factor: Public Health Interventions for Uterine Fibroids Among African American Women
The prevalence of uterine fibroids is especially high in the U.S., but it is important to note that among the women impacted, 70-90% are African American.
The COVID-19 pandemic and its unequal impact on marginalized communities elucidate the complexity of health disparities.