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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

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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

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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


Prevention Paradox

Every clinician knows that “framing” – how we present information to patients – has a big impact on decisions they make about their care. Even something as simple and apparently transparent as talking about “survival” versus “mortality” is important, with “a 90% chance of living” sounding a lot better than “a 10% chance of dying” even if both phrases convey the same estimate of risk. 283 more words

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What Does Stunting Look Like in Indonesia?

One-third of Indonesian children (over 7 million) under the age of five are found to suffer from stunting, which is a condition where their height is lower than the standard height for their age. 526 more words

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