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May 2019

LANGUAGE TRANSMISSION AND TRANSLATION

Examples are provided of how terminological inexactitudes and differences in language can influence understanding and quality of patient care. Read More

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PRESIDENT’S CORNER—ASAHP MEMBER FOCUS

Ken Johnson from Weber State University is featured in this issue of TRENDS. Read More

 

BIPARTISAN HEALTH LEGISLATION

Describes a bipartisan bill in Congress to reauthorize workforce programs under Title VII of the Public Health Service Act and action in the House of Representatives to fund the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS). Read More

 

HEALTH REFORM DEVELOPMENTS

Discusses health challenges in rural areas, Medicare for All legislation, and predictive analytics to address social determinants of health. Read More

 

DEVELOPMENTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Describes an attempt to correct a mistake in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017; re-introduction of the Student Loan Borrower Bill of Rights Act of 2019; a Trump administration proposal to reduce the Pell Grant surplus; and laws passed by states involving student loan companies. Read More

QUICK STAT (SHORT, TIMELY, AND TOPICAL)

  • Pregnancy-Related Deaths, United States, 2011-2015 

  • Severe Joint Pain And Physical Inactivity Among Adults With Arthritis-United States

  • Wireless Sensor System To Monitor Babies In The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

  • Electric Field-Based Dressing Disrupts Bacterial Biofilm Infection To Restore Healing Read More

 

AVAILABLE RESOURCES ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONICALLY

  • Advancing Patient-Centered Care For Individuals With Multiple Chronic Conditions

  • Effects Of Early Care And Education On Children’s Health

  • Addressing Social Determinants Of Health Through Housing Improvements Read More

 

RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIALS AND THE WEIGHT OF A SOUL

Although progress has been made in research to measure the effectiveness of clinical interventions, similar lapses found in a study from the early 20th century can be observed in studies conducted today. Read More

 

VALIDATION OF DIGITAL HEALTH SOLUTIONS

Refers to how confidence remains low in the production of validated digital health solutions and how more standardized and transparent kinds of validation are needed. Read More

2019-2020 ASSOCIATION CALENDAR OF EVENTS

May 31, 2019—ASAHP Summit at Saint Louis University

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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