Topic: Health Policy

The Measles Outbreak
Why Vaccines Matter

September 12th, 2019 Part of: .

The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums The Measles Outbreak: Why Vaccines Matter  Presented jointly with PRI’s The World & WGBH Noon-1pm ET ForumHSPH.org The U.S. officially eliminated measles nearly 20 years ago. Yet, this year, more than 1,100 cases have been reported, despite being preventable by vaccine. The CDC says the majority of 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…

Rare Cancers
Charting a Faster Route to Treatment

February 1st, 2019 Part of: .

RARE CANCERS: Charting a Faster Route to Treatment Supported by The Economist Group Brief Video Highlight Friday, February 1, 2019 Rare cancers present doctors, researchers, and patients with a unique set of challenges. Rare cancers often are diagnosed at later stages. Patients typically have limited treatment options, in part because the small number of diagnoses 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…

Stroke
Successes and Setbacks with a Notorious Silent Killer

October 22nd, 2018 Part of: .

THE DR. LAWRENCE H. AND ROBERTA COHN FORUMS STROKE: Successes and Setbacks with a Notorious Silent Killer Presented jointly with NBC News Digital Brief Video Highlight Live webcast will be on Monday, October 22, 2018, Noon-1pm ET An on-demand video will be posted after the event. Stroke prevention and treatment is a remarkable success story Read More…

Conflicts Over Science And Policy At The EPA
Where Are We Headed?

October 19th, 2018 Part of: .

CONFLICTS OVER SCIENCE AND POLICY AT THE EPA: Where Are We Headed? Presented jointly with PRI’s The World & WGBH Brief Video Highlight Friday, October 19, 2018, Noon-1pm ET What is the status of evidence-based environmental policy in the U.S? Sweeping policy shifts, regulatory rollbacks, and decisions such as the withdrawal from the Paris Climate Read More…