By Morris Panner – Modern medicine has revolutionized cancer treatment, and the prognosis for many cancers today is very good if caught early. That’s why regular screenings for certain cancers are a crucial part of preventive care.Read More
The HHS through HRSA announced the availability of nearly $90 million in American Rescue Plan funding to support new data-driven efforts for HRSA Health Center Program-supported health centers and look-alikes (HRSA-designated health centers) to identify and reduce health disparities.
By Marc Rabner MD MPH – Video conferencing kept us linked during the pandemic, but there was always something missing. Last week’s State HIT Connect Summit held in Baltimore, Maryland filled the gap with three days of real-life conversations and face-to-face meetings.
By Eliana Donner-Klein & Michelle Rubin – Health disparities are a long-standing challenge in the United States and worldwide. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and its higher impact on vulnerable and marginalized groups, more attention is being directed towards achieving health equity.
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By Rob Chappell – It has been said that necessity is the mother of invention, and I know firsthand the truth in this statement. Nearly 20 years ago I was a young electrical engineer writing software in the pipeline services industry when I developed a hand and wrist injury that I couldn’t quite shake.
By Matt Fisher – Inequalities and disparities exist throughout society and industries, an issue that has become ever more apparent and spotlighted throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Focusing on healthcare, the inequities are impacting non-white patient populations and with each report found to exist across what appears to be every aspect of healthcare.
By William Hersh MD – In addition to its public health problems, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed other fault lines in society, not the least of which is systematic racism that still pervades American society. A more equitable society would ensure diversity and inclusion in all aspects of life, including in healthcare and in biomedical research.
February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to learn about your risk for heart disease and the steps you need to take now to help your heart. Heart disease, and the conditions that lead to it, can happen at any age.