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The Unanswered Questions of Health Reform

The ACA seems here to stay, but major questions remain about the future of American health reform. David Jones highlights the question he will be paying attention to as we move into the second year of the Trump era.

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What We Have Learned This Year

The day after Trump’s election David Jones outlined 20 questions about what the new presidency meant for health reform. One year later, he discusses the answers to his questions. Most importantly, the ACA seems to have survived – or has it?

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Allies in Criminal Justice Reform

Massachusetts is one of only four states that has not implemented medical parole, which allows allows incarcerated individuals with terminal illness or permanent incapacitation to return to their communities.

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Puerto Rico: In Need of Real Actions, not Tweets

Despair, anxiety, sadness, anger, frustration, desolation… a few of the emotions felt by Paola Sepulveda-Miranda while waiting for news of her family before and after Hurricane Maria’s destruction of Puerto.

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Injection Drug Use in Ghana

People living with addiction in the United States are increasingly visible, as are the challenges they face. In Ghana, they are still living in the shadows.

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Detroit

This is a special and unique week for Public Health Post: we are devoting all five articles to stories about public health in Detroit. David Jones tells the story of taking his daughter to a Tigers game as a metaphor for falling in love with the city he calls “one of the most fascinating stories in America right now.”

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Health Center Funding Cliff

Community Health Centers are facing a major funding cliff unless Congress acts soon. Access to affordable health care hangs in the balance for millions.

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Malnutrition in Older Adults

Malnutrition is a clear threat to our nation’s older adults. However, elder malnutrition is not currently being widely addressed by the American healthcare system.

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