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The 2017 Marathon County Health Rankings Are In…

Written by Joan M. Theurer

Much like a doctor uses specific tools to check the health of a patient, the Marathon County Health Department uses specific tools to check the health of the… 935 more words


Gimme the pills...I want value for my money!

“Don’t tell me to look after myself doc, just give me the pills! I want some value for money!”

Some months ago I interviewed an NHS GP for a monthly newsletter that I write called… 592 more words


Adjusting the Adjustment

Measuring the quality of care and improving it over time is a fundamental obligation of healthcare providers. Increasingly, quality is also tied to reimbursement and is reported publicly. 744 more words

Health Outcomes

Why women need access to contraception: beyond health - PART TWO

Kim’s Story:

In 1976, Kim Tuyen, aged 18, left her home in the town of Vinh Long in war ravaged Vietnam to live on a farm in the country. 738 more words

Advocacy Group Pushes For Changes In U.S. Food Assistance Program

By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez

As policymakers and health officials sound the alarm on the nation’s obesity epidemic, a team of researchers want to improve health outcomes among the most vulnerable Americans by overhauling the federal food assistance program. 1,077 more words

Neurodiversity News & Notes

How Well Has Cuba Managed To Improve Health Outcomes? (part 3)

As part of my series of blog post reconsidering health outcomes in Cuba, I argued that other countries were able to generate substantial improvements in life expectancy even if Cuba is at the top. 677 more words


Bangladesh Nongovernmental Organization Health Service Delivery Project 2014 Baseline Survey Reports

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Bangladesh requires an external impact evaluation of the “Nongovernmental Organization (NGO) Health Service Delivery Project” (NHSDP) program that was awarded to Pathfinder International in December 2012. 129 more words