Monthly Archives: December 2008

Updated: Meet our students

In non-doom and gloom budgetary news… Two additional student profiles have been posted in our ‘Meet the Students’ section: Eduardo Antonio ’10 and Lisa Lewis ’09  Click here or the ‘Meet the Students’ tab to view.

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HANYS: Hospitals balance sheets “catastrophic”

The Healthcare Association of New York State published a report Sunday stating that hospitals in New York have seen their average profit margins slip to -1 percent, one of the worst margins in the nation. The slumping economy and budget … Continue reading

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2009-10 Executive Budget

  For those of you who are interested in this sort of thing, you can now view the Governor’s budget proposal online.  Click here for the full Budget Briefing Book.  Click here for the Health Care / Medicaid. Click here … Continue reading

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Governor Paterson: Diet-Cola Please…

Today, Governor David A. Paterson of New York will present his proposed budget. (which you can view here)  With New York facing, what he describes as the ‘Fiscal Challenge of a Lifetime’ the Governor is trying some new ways to … Continue reading

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More change we can believe in

From http://www.change.gov… CHICAGO — Today, President-elect Barack Obama officially nominated former Senator Tom Daschle as Secretary of Health and Human Services and named him the Director of a new White House Office on Health Care Reform. Dr. Jeanne Lambrew, who … Continue reading

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Boston Globe: Lobbies backing health reforms

The Boston Globe is reporting that the very groups that helped to thwart health care reform 16 years ago, are now pushing for some of the very reforms they were against. WASHINGTON – Powerful special interest groups that helped torpedo … Continue reading

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Distrust, Race, and Research: Toward a Community Engagement Model to Eliminate Health Disparities

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Jazz and the Art of Medicine

“Jazz and the Art of Medicine” CUMC’s Inaugural Education Grand Rounds with Paul Haidet, MD, MPH, Baylor College of Medicine Wednesday, December 10 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 1st Floor Amphitheater, P&S Building “Improvisation is an important aspect of patient-physician … Continue reading

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10 steps to a healthier, happier holiday season

by Lashaun Dale, Ma, MPH, HLC2 Holidays are wonderful times for most but carry their own share of extra business and often a dose of unwelcome stress. Decide today that this year will bring a different and merrier season for … Continue reading

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