Connections

Connecting Resources to Optimize Our Health

  • April Is National Minority Health Month!

    “Without health and long life, all else fails.” – Dr. Booker T. Washington   April is National Minority Health Month and the theme for 2018 is “Partnering for Health Equity.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides some great resources to help you learn more, and to help raise awareness, about health disparities that affect minorities in their...

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  • The Alliance for Health Policy Announces Tuckson and Scully to Lead Board of Directors

    The Alliance for Health Policy has announced my new role as the elected chair of the board of directors and Thomas A. Scully, J.D., of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, serving as the elected vice chair.  The Alliance for Health Policy is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping policymakers and the public better understand health policy, the root of...

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  • I Hope to See You at The 7th Conference of the American Society of Health Economists on June 10th!

    I am looking forward to delivering the Opening Plenary at the upcoming 7th Conference of the American Society of Health Economists on the evening of Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Emory University in Atlanta. The theme of this year’s conference is “Economics and Public Health” and it will provide a forum for emerging ideas and empirical results of health...

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  • Take A Look At The CDC’s “6 Things You Need to Know About This Flu Season”

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this season’s influenza activity has been extreme and most of the United States continues to experience intense and widespread flu activity. There have been record-breaking levels of influenza-like-illness and hospitalization rates recorded. The CDC’s article titled “6 Things You Need to Know About This Flu Season”, highlights some important...

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  • Join Me at AcademyHealth’s National Health Policy Conference on February 5-6, 2018!

    AcademyHealth’s National Health Policy Conference (NHPC) is just around the corner! This year’s Conference is being held at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC on February 5-6, 2018. As a Board Member of AcademyHealth, I’d like to share more about our NHPC: “At the AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference (NHPC), leading health care decision makers and policy experts use...

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  • I’ll Look For You At The ATA18 Annual Conference and Expo in Chicago!

    Please join me and my colleagues in Telehealth at the American Telemedicine Associations’s ATA18 Annual Conference and Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago on April 29 – May 1, 2018. At ATA18, healthcare professionals and leaders from an array of healthcare and technology sectors unite as one, cohesive community. Attendees learn, innovate, network, and return to their organizations with...

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