Monthly Archives: September 2008

Tonight on PBS: Critical Condition

Channel 13/WNET in New York at 9 pm tonight will air a film, Critical Condition, that tells the stories of four uninsured families and makes the case for universal health insurance.

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Colloquium Series on Health, Law, and Society

Columbia Law School Wednesday, October 8, 2008  12:00 – 1:30 p.m.  Case Lounge, 7th Floor Columbia Law School (Jerome Greene Hall) 116th Street and Amsterdam Avenue Health Economics and Health Care Reform Sherry Glied, Ph.D. Professor and Chair, Dept. of … Continue reading

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City Council Study: Not Enough PCP’s

During a press conference this week, New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn highlighted a report called the Primary Care Initiative: Community Health Assessment. The 349 page report …summarizes the findings of an assessment of barriers to obtaining health care … Continue reading

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State DOH to Capital District Children: We’ve got you covered

Child Health Plus Enrollment Event Seeks to Enroll All Uninsured Capital District Children in Health Insurance ALBANY, N.Y. (Sept. 25, 2008) – As a result of legislation approved by Governor David A. Paterson and the State Legislature, effective this month … Continue reading

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Grand Rounds: Coming of Age: Where does an aging world fit in public health?

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Grand Rounds: Why is Prevention a Hard Sell?

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Event Schedule for World Leaders Forum, September 22-26

  President Lee C. Bollinger invites you to join him in welcoming heads of state from across the globe to Columbia University during the week of September 22-26, 2008, as part of the sixth annual World Leaders Forum.  Registration: Online … Continue reading

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Health Affairs

In the 9.16.08 Health Affairs, Introduction to Health Economics Professor Sherry Glied has co-authored a piece regarding the candidates’ health care plans.  To down load the entire article; click here. From the abstract…. Senator John McCain’s (R-AZ) health plan would … Continue reading

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Blog: Running a Hospital

Professor Garrett referenced this website in our Health Care Quality Management class.  It is run by Paul Levy, President and CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.  The premise behind the blog is to make as much information available … Continue reading

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On the left side of the blog, you can now view posts by the categories, by clicking on the desired category.  If you would like to view the posts associated with ‘Issues and Approaches in Health Policy and Management, click … Continue reading

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