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March 2019

COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH NONADHERENCE

Suggests how factors affecting both caregivers and patients can result in nonadherence to treatment interventions. Read More

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PRESIDENT’S CORNER—ASAHP MEMBER FOCUS

Curt Lox, Dean, Brooks College of Health Professions at the University of North Florida, is featured in this issue of TRENDS. Read More

 

FEDERAL BUDGET RELEASE AND PROPOSED LEGISLATION

The Trump Administration released its proposed federal budget for FY 2020 and legislation is introduced in Congress involving higher education. Read More

 

HEALTH REFORM DEVELOPMENTS

Discusses: the introduction of the Medicare For All Act Of 2019; an effort to repeal the ACA medical device tax; a bipartisan initiative to reduce health care cost growth; and a bill to prevent health care fraud. Read More

 

DEVELOPMENTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Describes: Senate and House hearings on reauthorizing the Higher Education Act (HEA), a proposal from the White House to reform the HEA, negotiated rulemaking by the U.S. Department of Education, and a judicial ruling on final regulations pertaining to borrower defense to repayment regulations. Read More

QUICK STAT (SHORT, TIMELY, AND TOPICAL)

  • Selected Estimates Based On The National Health Interview Survey, January To September 2018  

  • Electronic Health Behaviors Among U.S. Adults With Chronic Disease 

  • Use Of Toilet Seats To Detect Chronic Heart Failure

  • Medical And Health Data Wearable Read More

 

AVAILABLE RESOURCES ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONICALLY 

  • Emerging Technologies To Support An Aging Population

  • School Success: An Opportunity For Population Health

  • CARE Act Implementation: Progress And Promise Read More

 

IMPACT OF MARIJUANA LAWS ON HEALTH AND LABOR SUPPLY

Provides information about the effects of state medical marijuana laws on the health and labor supply of adults age 51 and older, with a focus on individuals with medical conditions that may respond positively to treatment involving marijuana. Read More

 

GLOBAL SYNDEMIC OF OBESITY, UNDERNUTRITION, AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Refers to a proposed rationale for international-level policy interventions that have the potential to mitigate harmful health consequences associated with these three problems. Read More

2019-2020 ASSOCIATION CALENDAR OF EVENTS

April 1, 2019 — Deadline for Submitting Institutional Profile Survey Data

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

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


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