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November 2018

HEALTH SILO DISRUPTION AND ERADICATION

Various intramural and extramural factors are identified that serve as artificial boundaries impeding the effective delivery of health care services. Read More

 

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PRESIDENT’S CORNER—ASAHP MEMBER FOCUS

ASAHP President Susan Hanrahan describes recent activities that include upgrades to the Association’s website and the work of the ASAHP International Task Force. Read More

 

ELECTION RESULTS TO PONDER

The recent mid-term election in November 2018 produced results that suggest health policy initiatives that will be pursued at both federal and state levels. Read More

 

HEALTH REFORM DEVELOPMENTS

Medicare Advantage will expand to address social determinants of health while developments in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and telehealth will influence the delivery of health care services. Read More

 

DEVELOPMENTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

This section of TRENDS has a focus on proposed regulations involving Title IX campus sexual assault, a bill that would allow the Department of Education and the Internal Revenue Service to share student data, and reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. Read More

QUICK STAT (SHORT, TIMELY, AND TOPICAL)

Use Of Yoga, Meditation, And Chiropractors Among U.S. Adults: 2012-2017

Increasing Medication Adherence Could Improve Care And Save Health Care Costs

Robotic Arm May Help To Rehabilitate Chronic Stroke Victims’ Communication Deficits

Obesity Provides Unexpected Enhancement Of Anticancer Medications Read More

 

AVAILABLE RESOURCES ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONICALLY

Separate & Unequal Public Colleges

Access To High School Courses That Help Prepare Students For College

Understanding Disparities In Access To Genomic Medicine Read More

 

CELEBRATING ALLIED HEALTH WEEK AT DES MOINES UNIVERSITY

Among other activities, members of an interprofessional student club brought to campus members of a recruitment staff to assist in honing interviewing skills and resumés. Read More

 

NAVIGATING THE HEALTH FRONTIER

Survey results furnish a deeper understanding of consumers’ decision-making processes in ways that can equip health care providers to retain and engage them effectively as well as attract new ones. Read More

 

2018-2019 ASSOCIATION CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Early 2019Institutional Profile Survey Conducted

October 16-18, 2019—ASAHP 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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