Topic: Health Policy

Organ Transplantation
Medical, Technological and Ethical Challenges

May 20th, 2016 Part of: .

The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION: Medical, Technological and Ethical Challenges Presented in Collaboration with The Huffington Post and in Association with Harvard Health Publications People die each day waiting on lists for lifesaving organs, and the rise of chronic diseases such as diabetes only increases the demand. With the need Read More…

Building Resiliency in an Age of Terrorism
Public Health Perspectives

April 25th, 2016 Part of: .

Brief Video Highlight A series of terrorist attacks — including recent bombings in Belgium — has shaken the public’s sense of security as they go about the most mundane tasks of daily life. Images of carnage at subway stations, restaurants, workplaces, concerts and sporting events have flashed across the world’s social media and traditional news Read More…

The Aging Workforce
Challenges and Benefits for the Public's Health

February 11th, 2016 Part of: .

THE AGING WORKFORCE: Challenges and Benefits for the Public’s Health According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the country’s population aged 65 and over is projected to be more than 83 million in 2050 — almost double the estimated population of 43 million in 2012. This Forum examined how the growing, greying labor force impacts workplaces and Read More…

Medical Tests
Inaccuracies, Risks and the Public's Health

December 11th, 2015

MEDICAL TESTS: Inaccuracies, Risks and the Public’s Health Presented in Collaboration with STAT Moderator: Sharon Begley, Senior Science Writer, STAT Without question, medical testing has saved lives and bettered patient care. But what happens when tests are inaccurate or unnecessary? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently raised alarms about a growing class of tests Read More…

Drug Pricing
Public Health Implications

October 23rd, 2015 Part of: .

DRUG PRICING: PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums Presented in Collaboration with Reuters and in Association with Harvard Health Publications We are deeply saddened by the loss of Dr. Lawrence H. Cohn, advisor and supporter of this Forum in addition to others in the The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Read More…

Telehealth
How New Technologies Are Transforming Health Care

May 15th, 2015 Part of: .

This Forum event will consider the pros and cons of implementing telehealth in the U.S. and in other countries, including doctor and patient buy-in, protection of quality care, and impact of the Affordable Care Act.

Living the Best Life Possible
Doctor and Patient Conversations About Serious Illness and Mortality

March 17th, 2015 Part of: .

This Forum event with examine “Living the Best Life Possible: Doctor and Patient Conversations About Serious Illness and Mortality.”