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What Hospitals Need to Understand About Housing

There was a post in today’s HealthAffairs Blog (see links at the end of this post) with some helpful insights on the importance of affordable housing as a key element of being able promote and sustain healthy aging. 376 more words

Healthcare Policy

Here We GO!!

As Joey Mack (a/k/a Jimmy Fallon) used to say on Z-105, “… we’re back!” My last post here was at the beginning of December last year. 514 more words

Healthcare Reform

Health Insurance in the U.S.: Coverage Like a Hospital Gown

“Here, put this on and then the doctor will be with you shortly.”

Those are not generally welcome words. It means putting on the dreaded hospital gown. 429 more words

Healthcare

CCA offers perspective on long-term services and supports at Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA Foundation forum

On May 10, Dr. Toyin Ajayi, Commonwealth Care Alliance’s Chief Medical Officer, participated in a panel on the future of long-term services and supports in MassHealth at a well-attended event sponsored by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Massachusetts. 128 more words

Relevant News

CARE Act would give crucial support to family caregivers

By Melissa Shannon, Director of Government Relations & Public Affairs, Commonwealth Care Alliance

At Commonwealth Care Alliance, we believe family caregivers are a cornerstone of quality care for the elderly and people with disabilities. 280 more words

Relevant News

On the Plain of NHS Privatisation, All I See are Tumbleweeds

Have you ever had a discussion with someone who is a supporter of the NHS based on the ideal and not the reality? There is quite a few. 1,559 more words

Government

ACP’s Position Paper on Climate Change and Health

In case you missed it, last week in conjunction with Earth Day the ACP released a position paper on the impact of climate change on human health.  449 more words