Tag: Robert Blendon

The Future of National Health Insurance
Debates During a U.S. Presidential Election Year

January 13th, 2020 Part of: .

The Future of National Health Insurance: Debates During a U.S. Presidential Election Year Presented in collaboration with The Commonwealth Fund Brief Video Highlight The Democratic Presidential debates have surfaced two very different visions for the future of national insurance in the U.S. One is building on the Affordable Care Act enacted in 2010 by adding Read More…

Recreational Marijuana and CBD
Public Attitudes, Science, and the Law

December 3rd, 2019 Part of: .

Recreational Marijuana and CBD: Public Attitudes, Science, and the Law Presented jointly with POLITICO LLC Brief Video Highlight In the last decade, Americans’ relationship with cannabis has transformed: today, dozens of states have legalized marijuana for medical or recreational use and American farmers can grow hemp on an industrial scale. Meanwhile, shoppers can find cannabidiol Read More…

High U.S. Healthcare Costs
What Might Congress Do?

April 4th, 2019 Part of: .

High U.S. Healthcare Costs: What Might Congress Do? Presented jointly with POLITICO LLC Brief Video Highlight The United States spends more on health care per capita than other developed countries — much more. One recent paper estimated that U.S. costs were 25 percent higher than the next closest country. Recent polls have shown that reducing Read More…

The New Congress
What’s Next on Crucial Health and Education Issues?

January 23rd, 2019 Part of: .

THE NEW CONGRESS: What’s Next on Crucial Health and Education Issues? Presented jointly with POLITICO LLC Brief Video Highlight In this uniquely insightful Forum, experts examined key health and education policies — and their broad implications — that are likely to be enacted by the new Congress. The panelists discussed the current climate, including the Read More…

The 2018 Midterm Elections
Key Issues for Healthcare

November 1st, 2018 Part of: .

THE 2018 MIDTERM ELECTIONS: Key Issues for Healthcare Presented jointly with Reuters Brief Video Highlight Thursday, November 1, 2018, Noon-1pm ET Healthcare has again emerged as a pivotal issue for American voters. Conversations around preexisting conditions protections, short-term health plans, drug costs and premium rates are as contentious as ever. Debates around Medicare and Medicaid Read More…