American Public Health Association

Founded in 1872, the American Public Health Association (APHA) is the oldest, largest and most diverse organization of public health professionals in the world. The association works to protect all Americans and their communities from preventable, serious health threats. APHA represents a broad array of health officials, educators, environmentalists, policy-makers and health providers at all levels working both within and outside governmental organizations and educational institutions. Information ... Read More

Ca State Assembly Committee on Aging and Long Term Care

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdiction includes area agencies on aging, California Department of Aging, long-term supports and services, Older Americans Act, Older Californians Act, senior citizen advocacy activities, the California Senior Legislature, services for seniors in residential and day settings and the California Commission on Aging. The committee phone number is (916) 319-3990. Visit Ca State Assembly Committee on Aging and Long Term Care ... Read More

Care of the Patient with Severe Chronic Illness – An Online Report on the Medicare Program.

Care of the Patient with Severe Chronic Illness-An Online Report on the Medicare Program is a key critical report completed in 2006 by the Dartmouth Atlas Project. It reports that: “Almost one-third of Medicare spending for chronically ill is unnecessary… A fundamental problem, and one that contributes to both overspending and worse outcomes, is that most acute care hospitals have become first-line providers of services to chronically ill elderly people, whose care would be better managed, safer ... Read More

KaiserNetwork.org’s HealthCast

As the webcasting service of kaisernetwork.org, HealthCast streams a wide range of health policy events, including seminars, conferences, press briefings, and congressional hearings. HealthCast provides live and archived coverage of events on various subjects, such as Medicare, Medicaid, prescription drugs, patients’ rights, global HIV/AIDS, and reproductive health.

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