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Social Inclusion Week: promising steps to ending youth homelessness

In this post to mark Social Inclusion Week (Nov 22-30), Chris Stone writes that new integrated approaches to the complex issue of youth homelessness is offering hope for young people and communities. 843 more words

Cross-sectoral Relationships

Ebola epidemic, what has to teach to medicine historians.

I was reading about the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and looking the picture of a medical doctor dressing to get ready to attend an Ebola patient and immediately came to my mind the image of a medieval physician getting ready to deal with Plague. 471 more words

Health Inequity

Fighting for Failing Care: How Hospital Closures May Impact the Safety Net

In the post-Affordable Care Act healthcare landscape, sweeping hospital closures have created new barriers to access in a system already criticized for its fragmentation and saturation. 870 more words

Medicine And Me

Doing Development Differently: Report back from two mind-blowing days at Harvard

Duncan Green, strategic adviser for Oxfam GB and author of ‘From Poverty to Power’ offers some tips, observations and concerns about ‘Doing Development Differently’ that are likely to strike a chord for readers in the social and health sectors too. 957 more words

Cross-sectoral Relationships

Population Health - That Means Us

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD

Population Health: ACA and ACOs

Population health has become the lynchpin of healthcare delivery in the United States, especially since the passage of the… 1,751 more words

Healthcare Leadership

Publication: Chronic diseases in Australia - the case for changing course

Source: Mitchell Institute

This is a background paper for the Mitchell Institute November 2014 policy forum Chronic diseases in Australia: The case for changing course. The paper, written by Dr Sharon Willcox with the Mitchell Institute and a national expert advisory group, provides the case for changing course in Australian policies. 46 more words

Health Policy