A Biden Health Policy Retrospective: Implications for Healthcare Innovation

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Authors from Flare Capital discuss why policy matters for health innovation

Addressing Lives and Livelihoods with a Whole-of-Government Approach – The First Wave of Biden Health Policy

Health Populi

I cover this first wave of Biden health policy in my latest post for the Medecision Liberation blog titled, “ Top Priorities for President Biden: COVID-19, Then Everything Else.” Health equity and equal opportunity are baked into President Biden’s plans.

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Come Together – A Health Policy Prescription from the Bipartisan Policy Center

Health Populi

Among all Americans, the most popular approach for improving the health care in the U.S. It would be to improve the current health care system, according to the Bipartisan Policy Center’s research reported in a Bipartisan Rx for America’s Health Care.

Here are 4 key health policy items in the Inflation Reduction Act

Fierce Healthcare

Here are 4 key health policy items in the Inflation Reduction Act. rking. Mon, 08/15/2022 - 13:09

3 key health policies in the Senate's $1T infrastructure package

FierceHealthIT

3 key health policies in the Senate's $1T infrastructure package. rking. Mon, 08/02/2021 - 13:58

AHIP's Eyles: Health policy priorities for insurers to watch in 2021

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AHIP's Eyles: Health policy priorities for insurers to watch in 2021. pminemyer. Tue, 01/26/2021 - 13:43

The Dems just flipped the Senate. Here are 3 health policies Biden could now get passed—and one he won't

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Here are 3 health policies Biden could now get passed—and one he won't. The Dems just flipped the Senate. rking. Wed, 01/06/2021 - 16:37

What If Costco Designed the Prescription Drugs Sales Model?

Health Populi

Consumers Overpay for Generic Drugs , a new paper from the Leonard Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics asserts, with recommendations to address the intermediaries who benefit from the way Americans currently pay for medicines.

People in the U.S. Without the Internet Were More Likely To Die in the Pandemic

Health Populi

Access to the Internet has been a key determinant of health — or more aptly, death — during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, these counties also had a higher percentage of working-age people lacking health insurance.

Your State as a Determinant of Health: Sharecare’s 2021 Community Well-Being Index

Health Populi

People whose sense of well-being shifted positively in the past two years are finding greater personal purpose and financial health, we see in Sharecare’s Community Well-Being Index – 2021 State Rankings Report. These drivers of health directly shape peoples’ health status.

Women’s Health Policy Advice for the Next Occupant of the White House: Deal With Mental Health, the Pandemic, and Health Care Costs

Health Populi

A new study from Tia, the women’s health services platform, looks deeply into COVID-19’s negative impacts on working-age women and how they would advise the next occupant of the White House on health policy in Dear Future President — What Women Want for Healthcare in America.

Only in America: Medical Debt Hits High Income and Insured People, KHN and NPR Report

Health Populi

When high-deductible health plans became part of health insurance design in America, they were lauded as giving patients “more skin in the game” of health care payments. health citizens. ” The KFF Survey wondered, “Who has health care debt?”

Changing Views of Retirement and Health Post-COVID: Transamerica’s Look At Workers’ Disrupted Futures

Health Populi

15% of workers delayed or avoided health care as a financial adjustment to the family budget in the pandemic. We know that behavior change for health is challenging even without dealing with pandemic stress. As more than 1 in 3 U.S.

Consumers Intend to Invest in Technology — With Budget and Value in Mind

Health Populi

Consumers continued to invest in and use several technologies that supported self-care at home in 2021, with plans to purchase connected health devices, sports and fitness equipment in the next year.

The Patient as Consumer and Payer – A Focus on Financial Stress and Wellbeing

Health Populi

Year 3 into the COVID-19 pandemic, health citizens are dealing with coronavirus variants in convergence with other challenges in daily life: price inflation, civil and social stress, anxiety and depression, global security concerns, and the safety of their families.

Nurses Continue to Rule in Honesty and Ethics in U.S. Professions – Healthcare Professions Still Top Gallup’s Annual Poll

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Three health care professions rank in the top four of the most honest and ethical rankings in Gallup’s annual poll on honesty and ethics in professions. Now let’s get deeper into the health care profession numbers, because there is an important story to tell here.

The 2022 US Health System Report Card: Pretty Terrific If You Live in Hawaii or Massachusetts

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states to live in for health and health care are Hawaii, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Washington, Vermont, Rhode Island, and Maryland… Those are the top health system rankings in the new 2022 Scorecard on State Health System Performance annual report from the Commonwealth Fund.

Three in Five People 50+ in the US Will Likely Use Telehealth In the Future – An Update from AARP

Health Populi

That’s an important behavior change to take into future planning for primary care services targeted to older peoples’ chronic care management and remote health monitoring.

Necessity is the Mother(board) – How COVID-19 Inspires Local Communities to Build Broadband

Health Populi

who have indeed built up local connections for residents — health citizens, all. However, that’s hardly a recipe for a nation’s health equity and inclusion, which underpin risks for more acute care, later diagnoses, and poor prognoses for health outcomes.

McKinsey’s Six Shifts To Add Life to Years — and One More to Consider

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People spend one-half of their lives in “less-than-good health,” we learn early in the paper, Adding years to life and life to years from the McKinsey Health Institute. To square or improve the portion of life spent in good health, and.

Executive Spotlight—Don Berwick on how federal health policy is 'backpedaling'

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Don Berwick, former CMS administrator and co-founder of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, sat down with FierceHealthcare to discuss the current health policy landscape

The Color of Care – Oprah and The Smithsonian Channel Partner on Health Equity

Health Populi

A new documentary and educational campaign on health equity will be launched on May 1st, 2022, from Oprah’s Harpo Productions studio partnering with The Smithsonian Channel. Alma Adams (D-NC) introduced the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021 in the U.S.

“We’ve normalized a very high death toll in the U.S.” – How A Trust Deficit Has Infected America’s COVID Outcomes

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Trust, or really lack thereof, is a killer app for people’s coronavirus health outcomes. That is the through-line found in a very deep dive into 177 countries’ health data published in The Lancet in a research article on pandemic preparedness and COVID-19.

The Health of Older Americans in 2022 – Risks from the Pandemic, Isolation, and Social Determinants

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For millions of older people in America, health and well-being got worse in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. RAND and CMS research into seniors health disparities among Medicare Advantage enrollees. Mental health trends among seniors.

Can the U.S. Improve Health System Performance with Digital Health Tools? Pondering A Big Question for #HIMSS21

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health care spending and what comes from it, according to Mirror, Mirror 2021: Reflecting Poorly , a perennial report from The Commonwealth Fund that compares health system performance across eleven developed countries. health care system, “was designed to work this way.”

How Health Gets Built – The Building H Index Thinking Health-By-Design

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Health happens outside of doctors’ offices and hospital operating rooms. Health is made in our homes, in our communities, in our daily lives as we go about working, playing, learning, and praying. Onward, toward health, well-being, and good cooking and eating!

Digital Inclusion As Upstream Health Investment

Health Populi

Without access to connectivity during the pandemic, too many people could not work for their living, attend school and learn, connect with loved ones, or get health care. Health care costs consume nearly one in every five dollars of the American economy.

How Fruits and Veg Can Make Health and Lower Costs – Calling Chef José Andrés to the White House

Health Populi

It’s timely, then, to re-visit a research paper on subsidizing fruits and vegetables from a March 2019 issue of PLOS as an introduction to a new initiative growing out of The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI) on produce prescriptions.

Can a Food-As-Medicine App Extend Chronic Health Management at the Grocery Store?

Health Populi

The philosophy underneath Foogal is that “Our health is in our hands,” and the best medicine we have is food. These are to prevent disease, to reduce health care costs, to manage autoimmune conditions, and to promote well-being.

Building Health Equity Through Faith and Food – the Black Church Food Security Network

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And then… “God gave us an idea and vision to be proactive on the issue of health in our congregation,” Rev. Brown explained to us yesterday on Day 2 of Real Chemistry’s Health Equity Summit.

Social Determinants of Health Risks Challenge the Promise of Hospital-to-Home

Health Populi

In the wake of the pandemic and growing consumer preferences, the hospital-to-home movement is gaining traction among health systems.

How Business Can Bolster Determinants of Health: The Marmot Review for Industry

Health Populi

“Until now, focus on… the social determinants of health has been for government and civil society. The top-line is that it is in the interest of business to bolster health equity and ESG — environmental, social, and governance pillars. Support health, and.

Still Struggling with Stress in America in 2021

Health Populi

Health Populi’s Hot Points: Those pandemic-era headaches and sleep habit changes have been impacting more younger people than older people in America, shown in the last chart. billion has been invested in mental health digital health cumulatively from 2017 to H1 2021.

Health Disparities and the Risks of Social Determinants for COVID-19 – 14 Months of Evidence

Health Populi

Within just a couple of months of COVID-19 emerging in America, it became clear that health disparities were evident in outcomes due to complications from the coronavirus. There are several factors underlying these statistics of health and healthcare inequities. In April 2020, the U.S.

More Americans Trust Small Biz and the Military than the Medical System, Gallup Finds

Health Populi

Health Populi’s Hot Points: Confidence in the medical system dropped from 46% of Americans to 38% saying they felt confidence about health care the U.S. have felt and dealt with since long before the public health crisis emerged in early 2020.