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September 2019

UNCERTAINTY IN RELATION TO EXISTENTIALISM

Indicates the importance of conducting more research on the topic of uncertainty, an incompletely understood phenomenon. Read More

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PRESIDENT’S CORNER—ASAHP MEMBER FOCUS

Susan Hanrahan offers her thoughts on the upcoming ASAHP Annual Conference from the standpoint of speakers, a leadership panel, and the Business Meeting, along with updated information about the Association’s Institutional Profile Survey. Read More

AVOIDING A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Describes legislation involving appropriations for fiscal year 2020 that begins on October 1, 2019 and action underway to reduce pharmaceutical costs. Read More

 

HEALTH REFORM DEVELOPMENTS

Discusses questions pertaining to enactment of proposed Medicare For All Legislation. Read More

 

DEVELOPMENTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Summarizes finalization of stricter rules for student loan claims and trends in the ratio of the Pell Grant to total price of attendance and federal loan receipt. Read More

QUICK STAT (SHORT, TIMELY, AND TOPICAL)

  • Mortality Patterns Between States With Highest Death Rates And States With Lowest Death Rates

  • Comparing Retail Clinics With Other Sites Of Care

  • The Use Of Small-Scale, Soft Continuum Robots To Navigate In Cerebrovascular Areas

  • The Use Of “Phyjamas” In Health Care Read More

AVAILABLE RESOURCES ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONICALLY

  • Hospital Concentration Index

  • Reducing Inequities In Healthy Life Expectancy

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

BALEFUL IMPACT OF WORKPLACE INCIVILITY ON HEALTH

Mentions how dissimilarity in political identity can relate to reducing the quality of interpersonal interactions and subsequent well-being of workers. Read More

 

“BURNOUT” AND EARLIER SOMATIC PHENOMENA

Refers to a possible relationship between burnout in the 21st century and neurasthenia in an earlier century. Read More

 

THE ROLE OF ACCIDENTS ON THE PATHWAY TO INJURY AND DEATH

Examines factors pertaining to death and injury of adolescents from motor vehicle accidents and adult mishaps stemming from attempts to remove an avocado pit with a knife. Read More

2019-2020 ASSOCIATION CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

January 28-29, 2020—Strategic Planning Workshop in Clearwater Beach, FL

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


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