Research

Social Workers Connecting Complex Patients and PCPs

A pilot program in Portland, Maine works to bridge the collaboration gap between complex patients and PCPs to reduce breakdowns in care for patients with complicated needs.

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U.S. Wealth Inequality

Wealth inequity is not new, but the exponential increase in that inequity over the last 50 years is astounding.

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Research

The ACA and Drug Cost Nonadherence

Many people with both private and government health coverage still find themselves struggling to pay for the medicine they need.

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Research

New Challenges for Insuring Kids in Working Families

A recent study from PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia demonstrates some surprising shifts in the way that working families keep their kids insured.

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Profile

Sarah Kliff

Sarah Kliff talks with PHP editor-in-chief David K. Jones about her career and the challenges of ‘explaining the news.’

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News

Evidence vs. Alternative Facts

David K. Jones gives us ten facts and the most recent evidence we have about the ACA.

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Viewpoint

Lessons from the Tea Party

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are in a tough position. The recent Women’s March in Washington D.C. and in cities around world is a great parallel for how the Tea Party was launched. Many people are asking what they do now that they are home from the march. Look to the Tea Party.

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Natural Disasters in Asia Affect the Most People

In 2015, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) released data on vulnerable populations in natural disaster settings. The State of World Population 2015 measures indicators of natural disasters to quantify its burden on population

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Re-examining Medical School

To best serve the evolving needs of patients and communities, medical education should include public health and prevention in the curriculum, thereby addressing social accountability of medical schools.

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