Health Care Delivery

  • AHRQ’s Tools and Resources to Partner Patients, Families and Heath Professionals for Informed Health Decisions!

    The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is the lead Federal agency charged with improving the safety and quality of America’s health care system. AHRQ develops the knowledge, tools, and data needed to improve the health care system and help Americans, health care professionals, and policymakers make informed health decisions. To promote stronger engagement, AHRQ offers tools and research […]
  • Take a Look at the Newly Redesigned Website for the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics!

    I am excited to share with you, the newly redesigned website for the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics. The focused objectives of the new website include the improved aesthetics, enhanced understanding of the Berman Institute’s mission and bioethics in general, and increased the visibility of their programs. As a member of the Advisory Board for the Berman Institute, I […]
  • I Just Got My Flu Shot and So Should Almost All of You … Here’s Why!

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding people about the importance of getting a flu shot and they “recommend a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against influenza and its potentially serious complications.” According to an article titled, Key Facts About Seasonal Flu Vaccine: “Influenza is a potentially serious disease that […]
  • I’m Looking Forward to the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Foundation’s 8th Annual Research Symposium!

    I am honored to deliver the Keynote Address at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Foundation’s 8th Annual Research Symposium on October 22, 2018, in Orlando, FL. The 8th Annual Research Symposium is held prior to this year’s AMCP 2018 NEXUS – “Preparing For the Next Generation of Care”, and it will identify the biggest changes and potential disruptors facing […]
  • Interested In the Relationship Between Genetics and Health Disparities: Click On My MedPage Today Interview!

    I am pleased to share with you a recent exclusive Facebook Live chat with Joyce Frieden, News Editor, MedPage Today, titled, “Better Patient Education Needed About Genetics”. I hope it stimulates some productive ideas!  
  • I Invite You to Attend the Alliance for Health Policy 2018 Annual Dinner on October 2nd!

    As Chairman of the Alliance for Health Policy, I invite you to attend our 2018 Annual Dinner for “An Evening of Reconnecting” on Tuesday, October 2nd, at the Eastern Market’s North Hall in Washington, DC at 6:00 pm. We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker is Eric D. Hargan, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. […]
  • Are You Aware These HHS Website Resources Are Available To Everyone?

    The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) provides a wealth of resources, which are available to everyone via their informative link “Featured Topic Sites”. Their HHS websites cover  topics including vaccines, tobacco, health care, mental health, AIDS, food safety, bullying, autism, LGBT health, and more. Take a few minutes to explore the HHS websites available to everyone to […]
  • Take A Look At The Alliance For Health Policy’s Video: “Summit on Health Care Costs in America”

    Last month, I was excited to attend and participate in the Alliance for Health Policy’s Summit on Health Care Costs in America, which was held on May 24, 2018, in Washington, DC. As we all know, the conversation on health care costs in America is decades old, yet progress has been elusive. Terms like sustainability, affordability, and value are set forward as […]
  • Register to Attend the Alliance for Health Policy’s June 29th Congressional Briefing on Health Care Costs in America

    As Chair of the Alliance for Health Policy, I would like to invite you to register for the 2018 Opportunities for Progress Signature Series Congressional Briefing on Health Care Costs in America. The event will take place this Friday, June 29, 2018, at the Dirksen Senate Office Building located at 50 Constitution Ave NE, Room G-50, Washington, DC, 20002. The briefing will be […]
  • Suicide Rates Are Increasing Across Our United States!

    All of us must have been saddened by the highly publicized suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. These high profile tragedies serve to remind us that the struggle against mental illness affects all socioeconomic sectors of our society. Being rich and well-known does not immunize us from these challenges. As such, we’re all in this together regardless of socioeconomic […]