Health Care Delivery

  • 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 […]
  • Contact Your Elected Officials To Express Opposition To The Current Proposed Health Legislation

    I join with the American Medical Association and all of our nation’s patient advocacy organizations; medical societies; hospital associations; health insurance industry leaders; and millions of compassionate Americans to strongly condemn the currently proposed health legislation. I found this heartfelt concern expressed by Jimmy Kimmel in The Washington Post to be especially poignant. I urge everyone to call their elected […]
  • The People-Centered Research Foundation (PCRF) Announces New Executive Director!

    I am honored to be a Board Member of the People-Centered Research Foundation (PCRF). In March 2017, Dr. Robert Califf, Chairman of the Board of Directors, released a letter announcing the establishment of the Foundation. Recently, the Foundation announced the appointment of our new Executive Director, Kathy Hudson, PhD. The Foundation is “committed to accelerating people-driven research that is faster, […]
  • Join Me At The Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit On October 23rd-25th!

    I am excited to participate in the upcoming Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit – Genomics & Precision Medicine being held on October 23-25, 2017, in Cleveland, OH. As shared on the Summit’s website: “Cleveland Clinic Innovations hosts the Medical Innovation Summit as a way to bring together all stakeholders in healthcare to advance the conversation of medical innovation. The Summit […]
  • Stop Smoking Today … Visit the CDC’s “I’m Ready to Quit” Resources … Free to Everyone!

    Everyone is aware of the devastating health effects of smoking … both personally and for those individuals and pets around a smoker who inhale second hand smoke. Make a personal choice today to STOP smoking … take a look at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “I’m Ready to Quit!” resources available for free to everyone online! The CDC features […]
  • Join Us At The American Telemedicine Association’s EDGE 2017!

    Mark your calendars to attend the American Telemedicine Association’s EDGE 2017 in Washington, DC on October 3-4, 2017, and be prepared to find your EDGE in telemedicine policy, strategy, and action. EDGE 2017 is the foremost access point for healthcare leaders and innovators focused on accelerating real-world solutions to real-world challenges in telemedicine EDGE 2017 will focus on the following […]