Policy & Value-Based Care

Biden Appoints Dr. W. Kimryn Rathmell To Be Director of the National Cancer Institute

Nov. 17, 2023
On Nov. 17, President Biden announced that he was appointing W. Kimryn Rathmell, M.D., Ph.D., a recognized expert on kidney cancer, as the new Director of the National Cancer ...
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CDC Awards $3.2 Billion to Improve Public Health Workforce

Dec. 5, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced via a press release on Nov. 29 that it is awarding $3.2 billion in funding to help state, local, and territorial jurisdictions...
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Building Public Health Data Infrastructure Is Key to Precision Public Health

Dec. 2, 2022
Leveraging health information exchanges gives public health the functionality needed to modernize and flex to the ever-changing landscape of disease and need around us
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University Consortium to Research Public Health Workforce Challenges

Nov. 17, 2022
Consortium of Workforce Research in Public Health (CWORPH) includes the University of Minnesota, Johns Hopkins University, Columbia University, Indiana University, University ...
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New Framework for Workplace Mental Health and Well-Being

Oct. 20, 2022
On Oct. 20, United States Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, M.D. released a new framework that aims to help organizations promote mental health and well-being in the workplace through...
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HHS Announces Actions for Biological Threats

Oct. 18, 2022
On Oct. 18, HHS announced actions to address challenges from natural, deliberate, and accidental biological threats as part of the National Security Memorandum 15 signed by President...