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July - August 2018

TECHNOLOGY’S IMPACT ON THE HEALTH WORKFORCE

Direct-to-consumer genotyping commercial services and CRISPR increase the necessity of having an adequate supply of competent health care practitioners. Read More

 

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President’s Corner—ASAHP Member Focus

Barbara Jacobsmeyer, President of Inpatient Hospitals at Encompass Health, is featured in this issue of TRENDS. Read More

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AND PAYING FOR HEALTH CARE

If Social Security is the principal source of retirement income, it may not be enough to pay for health care. Read More

 

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT DEVELOPMENTS

  • Cost And Consequences Of Complying With Hospital Regulatory Requirements
  • Individual Insurance Performance In 2018
  • Final Rule Issued On Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance Coverage Read More

 

DEVELOPMENTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

  • Democrats Introduce Plan In Congress To Reauthorize The Higher Education Act (HEA)
  • U.S. Department Of Education Proposes New Set Of Higher Education Regulations Read More

 

QUICK STAT (SHORT, TIMELY, AND TOPICAL)

  • Causes Of Death In The United States
  • Application Of A Tool To Identify Undiagnosed Hypertension — United States, 2016
  • Tumbling Microbots For Future Health Treatments
  • Using Shark Skin Patterns To Halt The Spread Of Infections Read More

 

AVAILABLE RESOURCES ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONICALLY

  • Matching Patients And Their Records
  • Reasonable Patient Care Under Uncertainty
  • Patient-Centered Medical Homes And Accountable Care Organizations Read More

 

21ST CENTURY CURES ACT, CANCER MOONSHOT, AND PRECISION MEDICINE

Congressional testimony by NIH Director Francis S. Collins highlights advances that have been made in the implementation of this key piece of legislation. Read More

 

GENDER BIAS IN HOW PROFESSIONALS ARE SPOKEN ABOUT

A study reports evidence of gender bias and how it affects women in high-status fields, such as science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Read More

 

2018-2019 ASSOCIATION CALENDAR OF EVENTS

October 8-9, 2018—Part Two of Leadership Development Program in St. Petersburg, FL

October 10-12, 2018ASAHP Annual Conference in St. Petersburg, FL (Click to register)

Fall 2018Institutional Profile Survey Conducted

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


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