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July-August 2019

CHALLENGES INVOLVED IN DOING THE RIGHT THING

Indicates the importance of providing appropriate health care based on accurate diagnoses. Read More

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PRESIDENT’S CORNER—ASAHP MEMBER FOCUS

Susan Hanrahan offers her thoughts on the upcoming ASAHP Annual Conference, the Institutional Profile Survey, and other relevant activities of the Association. Read More

 

ACCELERATED PACE ON CAPITOL HILL

Describes legislation involving the budget, appropriations, the health workforce, along with telehealth and rural health proposed initiatives. Read More

 

HEALTH REFORM DEVELOPMENTS

Discusses efforts to enhance quality care in hospitals and the potential impact of reimbursing at Medicare rates on the health insurance exchanges. Read More

 

DEVELOPMENTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Summarizes recent activity by the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity, and repeal of the “Gainful Employment” regulation. Read More

QUICK STAT (SHORT, TIMELY, AND TOPICAL)

  • Aerobic Activity And Time Spent On Sedentary Behavior Among U.S. Adults

  • Unintentional Injury And Death Rates In U.S. Rural And Urban Areas

  • Achieving Better Health Care Integration Of Radiology

  • Manufacture Of Thread-Based Transistors For A Wide Range Of Health Applications Read More

AVAILABLE RESOURCES ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONICALLY

  • Investing In Interventions That Address Non-Medical, Health-Related Social Needs

  • Joint Commission Educational Campaign On Preventing Falls

  • A New Proposed Fix On Long-Term Care Read More

GAP BETWEEN WHAT IS SAID BY PROVIDERS AND HEARD BY PATIENTS

Mentions how health professionals and patients may not always have the same amount of understanding of statements involving treatability. Read More

 

ASSESSMENT OF ADULT COMPETENCIES

Refers to data from the National Center for Education Statistics on the topic of adult literacy. Read More

2019-2020 ASSOCIATION CALENDAR OF EVENTS

October 16-18, 2019ASAHP Annual Conference in Charleston, SC

October 26-30, 2020—ASAHP Annual Conference in Long Beach, CA


TRENDS is the official newsletter of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (122 C St. NW, Suite 200, Washington, D.C., 20001. Tel: 202-237-6481) Trends is published 10 times each year and is available on the Association’s website at www.asahp.org. For more information, contact the editor, Thomas W. Elwood, Dr.PH.


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