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June 2018

WORDS AND THEIR PLACEMENT REALLY MATTER

Apart from gestures and semiotic influences, such as wearing a white coat and having a stethoscope, communication between a health professional and a patient relies heavily on language in the form of words—whether spoken or written...Read More

 

DEVELOPMENTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Two issues in higher education attracted a considerable amount of attention in June 2018. The newest is an announcement by the Trump Administration to merge the Departments of Labor and Education into a single Department of Education and the Workforce...Read More

 

AVAILABLE RESOURCES ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONICALLY

  • Academic Medical Centers And High-Need, High-Cost Patients: A Call To Action
  • Youth Risk Behavior Survey Results And Trends Report
  • New America’s Survey On Higher Education

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, ROBOTS, AND THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY

The aging of the U.S. population and the extent to which multiple morbidities characterize a large segment of that sub-group provides assurance that the health care industry will continue to be robust for decades...Read More

 

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PRESIDENT’S CORNER — ASAHP MEMBER FOCUS

Name and Title: Kim L. Halula, PhD, Associate Dean, College of Health Sciences...Read More

 

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT DEVELOPMENTS

Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) become law in 2010, Congressional Republicans have vowed to repeal and replace it. With the advent...Read More

 

QUICK STAT (SHORT, TIMELY, AND TOPICAL)

Genetic testing and spending on that testing have grown rapidly since the mapping of the human genome in 2003, but it is not widely known how many tests there are, how they are used, and how paid for...Read More

 

HEALTH TECHNOLOGY CORNER

The results of a study published on April 18, 2018 in the open access journal npj Digital Medicine is based on an evaluation of the effectiveness of using Twitter to search for individuals who become lost due to dementia...Read More

 

THE WALKING CORPSE SYNDROME

Page one of this issue of TRENDS is on the topic of communication as expressed by the use of words. An error made in speaking can be referred to as...Read More

 

2018-2019 ASSOCIATION CALENDAR OF EVENTS

July 28, 2018—ASAHP Interprofessional Education Summit in Minneapolis, MN

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

October 10-12, 2018ASAHP Annual Conference in St. Petersburg, FL

Fall 2018Institutional Profile Survey Conducted

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


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