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‘Home’ and Human Rights

There are now four million more refugees worldwide. In the face of the worst refugee and displaced persons crisis in history, powerful and wealthy nations of the world have an undeniable obligation to confront this massive pandemic.

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The Decline in Hospital-Acquired Conditions

Research by the Agency for Health Research and Quality links Medicare payment incentives and DHHS Partnership for Patients initiative to a 21% reduction in hospital-acquired conditions (HACs).

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When Seeking Health Care Becomes Unhealthy

Health systems in both developed and developing countries should consider TB as a nosocomial infection and implement policies to reduce the risk of hospital-acquired TB.

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March Madness

Chaos ensues on the 7th anniversary of the ACA: PHP editor-in-chief David K. Jones gives us six political realities that will drive the next chapter in the fight over health reform. 

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ACA Repeal Would Result in Job Loss

A repeal of the ACA will affect more than health care coverage: job loss is a lesser-discussed, but important, effect of a repeal of the law.

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What Does It Mean to Be a Just Institution?

Lauren A. Taylor discusses the roles and responsibilities of academic institutions during the Trump administration, when affiliations and professional and personal boundaries can become less clear.

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A New Approach to Addiction

Facing a dramatic upswing in overdoses and deaths related to heroin and prescription opioid painkillers, the Arlington Police Department hired a public health clinician to help create treatment and care plans for at-risk individuals.

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Profile

Jonathan Cohn: Covering Health Reform

Jonathan Cohn talks with editor-in-chief, David Jones, about lessons learned during his career reporting on health policy and predictions for the future.

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Research

Paying for Public Art

Who should be responsible for the cost of public art and how? Local, state, and national public health departments can embrace the importance of public art.

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Economic Policy as Health Policy

Elizabeth Rigby and Megan Hatch evaluated eight common state economic policies to understand how they impact population health.

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