Health Care Delivery

  • 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 article […]
  • 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 economics […]
  • 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 facts […]
  • 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 the […]
  • 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 actionable […]
  • I Look Forward To Seeing You At AHIP’s National Health Policy Conference 2018!

    I am excited to be a Plenary Session participant at the America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) National Health Policy Conference 2018 on March 7-8, 2018 in Washington, DC. AHIP is the national association whose members provide coverage for health care and related services. Through these offerings, they improve and protect the health and financial security of consumers, families, businesses, communities […]
  • New NASEM Report Released: “Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative”

    I am excited to share a new Report from The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) Committee on Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Drug Therapies, on which I was privileged to serve. Our Report titled, “Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative”, was released on November 30, 2017.  It was an honor to serve on this Committee, which worked diligently to […]
  • Just Released: NAM Discussion Paper “The ROI of Health and Well-Being: Business Investment in Healthier Communities”

    I am excited to share the release of the National Academy of Medicine’s discussion paper titled, “The ROI of Health and Well-Being: Business Investment in Healthier Communities”. I was pleased to serve on the Action Collaborative on Business Engagement in Building Healthier Communities of the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, along with the […]
  • I Urge Everyone To Use “My Family Health Portrait”

    The National Institute of Health’s National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), has teamed up with the U.S. Surgeon General to make available “The U.S. Surgeon General’s  Family History Initiative – My Family Health Portrait”. I urge you to open the My Family Health Portrait, and create your family health history. Also, I urge you to share this article with all of your […]
  • I Hope To See You At The CNS Summit 2017 In November!

    I’m looking forward to speaking at the upcoming CNS Summit 2017: Collaborating for Novel Solutions, Shaping the Future, which is being held in Boca Raton, FL on November 16-19, 2017. The CNS Summit brings together prominent CNS drug researchers, research organizations, clinicians, regulators, and funders to advance the development and availability of value-added CNS pharmaceuticals. Please take a look at the […]