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  • legislation
  • The health care legislation calls for tax cuts that take effect sooner than phased-in cuts to Medicaid that grow dramatically over time. (concordcoalition.org)
  • Let's also hope senators and members of the House redirect the focus of health care legislation to long-term cost control providing a lasting benefit for individuals, states and the federal government. (concordcoalition.org)
  • State Representative Wayne Christian (R-Center), President of the Texas Conservative Coalition, announced his plan to file legislation to prohibit the implementation of the overarching federal healthcare overhaul in Texas: 'When the Legislature convenes in January of 2011, the members of the Texas Conservative Coalition will stand together to reject the federal takeover of health care. (blogspot.com)
  • This legislation will take significant steps toward educating consumers on who is providing their health care, thus empowering patients to have a more proactive role in their health care," said Larry Wickless, DO, president of the American Osteopathic Association. (aao.org)
  • By permitting states to waive the guarantee of essential health benefits, the legislation would eliminate the guarantee of access to all elements of cancer care. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • Due to the inadequacy of the AHCA in protecting cancer patients' access to appropriate cancer care, we oppose the legislation. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • Advocacy
  • Advocacy groups supporting CAPriCORN include: Respiratory Health Association, Chicago Asthma Consortium, Sickle Cell Disease Association of Illinois, Peggy Lillis Mills Foundation, Have a Heart for Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation and Next Step/STRIVE. (ibio.org)
  • system
  • The existing health-care system is complex, inefficient and costly. (greeleytribune.com)
  • There is strong public support for reforming the health-care system. (greeleytribune.com)
  • Healthcare in Peru presents multiple challenges including a system without sufficient infrastructure to accommodate a country with a wide-range of serious diseases. (prweb.com)
  • Within a few years after fluoridating its public water system, Wichita would reduce the incidence of new decay by approximately 25 percent, saving citizens more than $4.5 million annually in restorative care. (fluoridealert.org)
  • There are numerous experiments, pilot projects and payment reforms being undertaken by the agency, and a continuation and expansion of those are essential in figuring out how the United States can maintain a relatively fragmented health care delivery system with multiple payers for that care. (concordcoalition.org)
  • Furthermore, participation in the tests was going to be mandatory -- an essential feature for both determining how effective the payment changes are and for determining whether positive results could effectively be spread throughout the health care system. (concordcoalition.org)
  • But rest assured, no matter what ultimately becomes of this brazen attempt to dismantle our health care system, the votes of Reps. Collins, Faso, King, Reed, Stefanik, Tenney, and Zeldin stand as a testament to their disregard for New Yorkers. (thenyic.org)
  • The Senate bill follows the path of the House in not offering any policy that would attempt to control the growth trajectory of health care system costs. (concordcoalition.org)
  • Anyone who has sat at a bargaining table in the past ten years understands our employment-based system of healthcare is economically unsustainable with total healthcare costs for a family of four running in excess of $26,000 per year. (peoplesworld.org)
  • Employers are seizing the reins and building the type of integrated health care delivery system they believe should serve as a model for society as a whole. (ihi.org)
  • Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Euthanasia Prevention Coalition: Canada's healthcare system in an unenviable disrepair, a broken palliative care system and now Euthanasia? (blogspot.com)
  • On December 30, Canada's National Post published two articles concerning Canada's healthcare system. (blogspot.com)
  • An article by Kristy Kirkup explains how the euthanasia debate has exposed a "dark secret" that Canada's palliative care system is inadequate while the article by Brian Rotenberg asks Canadians to examine what medical services should continue to be paid for by the government . (blogspot.com)
  • That's causing patients and families unnecessary suffering and it is costing the health-care system precious resources. (blogspot.com)
  • Our enviable publicly funded health system is now in a downward spiral of unenviable disrepair. (blogspot.com)
  • Both the physicians who deliver care and the patients who receive it need to start considering how best to manage the limited resources in our publicly funded health-care system. (blogspot.com)
  • Even if there is political goodwill, governments, at all levels cannot fix the "broken end-of-life care system" in a healthcare system that is "in a downward spiral of unenviable disrepair. (blogspot.com)
  • Governments, at all levels, must reject the legalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide and recognize it as a pandora's box that cannot be controlled, especially within our "broken end-of-life care system that is within our healthcare system that is in unenviable disrepair. (blogspot.com)
  • insurance
  • Employers increasingly refuse to provide health insurance to their employees. (greeleytribune.com)
  • Health insurers are withdrawing coverage from rural areas and refusing to provide insurance to many who are seriously ill. (greeleytribune.com)
  • The lack of access to affordable health insurance has been a persistent problem among artists for decades. (futureofmusic.org)
  • Ask your healthcare provider or insurance company for more information on travel assistance . (youngsurvival.org)
  • If you're living on 15 or 20 thousand dollars a year, then health insurance actually does become a luxury," Health Insurance Navigation Tool program director Alex Maiolo told Indy Week in 2008. (futureofmusic.org)
  • These representatives have voted to make it more difficult for newborn babies, people with chronic conditions, people with disabilities, older people, and low-income people to obtain health insurance and care. (thenyic.org)
  • This isn't very likely because the Constitution gives congress broad powers over interstate commerce, and health insurance, last time I looked, came under the heading of commerce. (blogspot.com)
  • He pointed to politicians such as former Gov. Terry Brandstad, R-Iowa, stirring up resentment by contrasting "public employees getting these Cadillac benefits and paying virtually nothing - $20 per month - and the taxpayers in some cases are paying over $23,000 per year for health insurance…it's not fair," and campaigning to strip the public workers of coverage. (peoplesworld.org)
  • Instead of protecting people with pre-existing conditions and safeguarding their ability to purchase adequate and affordable health insurance coverage, the revised AHCA offers an inadequate patchwork of risk pools and financial assistance. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • If the AHCA is approved, cancer patients will be left with no assurance that they can obtain adequate health insurance and the care they need. (canceradvocacy.org)
  • screenings
  • The nonprofit coalition has several outreach programs that provide services such as health screenings and education seminars. (kansascity.com)
  • It involves persuading generations to cook differently, to choose healthier foods and to be proactive with health screenings. (kansascity.com)
  • Beth goes beyond the four walls of the hospital to bring free health screenings to medically underserved communities. (protecthealthcare.org)
  • implementation
  • Two leaders in strengthening healthcare for vulnerable populations combine their successful implementation of programs in developing countries. (prweb.com)
  • The partnership between MediSend and National Cancer Coalition pairs two leaders in strengthening healthcare for vulnerable populations and combines their successful implementation of programs in some of the world's poorest countries. (prweb.com)
  • Funded by Environment and Climate Change Canada - EcoAction Community Funding Program, this two-year clean water initiative will reduce toxic and hazardous waste generated by health care facility operations through the identification, implementation, and evaluation of innovative, toxics-free technologies and chemical use strategies. (greenhealthcare.ca)
  • Oversee implementation of new systems and strategies (chemical reduction measures) at pilot health care facilities. (greenhealthcare.ca)
  • insurers
  • As business leaders, health care providers and insurers, we recognize the positive health benefits fluoridated water will provide to our community, and we are not distracted by unsubstantiated claims that oppose the initiative. (fluoridealert.org)
  • reproductive
  • We give thanks especially for the doctors and nurses and other health care workers who serve the reproductive health care needs of women. (rcrc.org)
  • We pray for an end to the rhetoric and violent acts that target health care providers, and pray for the day when health care providers, women and their families, can exercise their rights to reproductive choice in security and peace. (rcrc.org)
  • Costs
  • The two delayed bundle demonstrations, for heart care and joint replacement, were going to be the largest and most important tests of the model because they cover services for which there are large variations in costs. (concordcoalition.org)
  • There are a number of ways to reduce your healthcare related costs through HHC and its group purchasing of products and services. (hhco.org)
  • As a result, artists often forego steep health-care costs to pay for food, rent, and other necessities. (futureofmusic.org)
  • Imhof also points to a variety of ways in which health care costs could be held down in the future, including greater transparency in pricing and quality, and a shift away from fee-for-service medicine. (concordcoalition.org)
  • This WIHI discusses what promises to be the next wave of employer engagement in improving health and controlling health care costs in the US, including taking a deeper dive into the underlying, often chronic health conditions affecting today's employees. (ihi.org)
  • As patients are becoming more knowledgeable about their own care, and as doctors develop a wider array of options available to treat diseases, the costs are increasing. (blogspot.com)
  • hospital
  • The National Cancer Coalition is pleased to partner with MediSend," says Tom Roane, Senior Vice President of Alliances for the National Cancer Coalition, "The strategic and complementary alignment of our programs in this country will significantly improve care for Peruvian cancer patients and will help provide opportunities for complete healthcare solutions at Peru's principal public cancer hospital. (prweb.com)
  • Learn how to reduce the odds of experiencing a medical error or complication during hospital care. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • Dr. Sweet practiced medicine for twenty years at Laguna Honda Hospital in San Francisco --- and she's just published a book about this remarkable facility, and about her time there, and, indeed, about the state of health care in America today. (publicradiotulsa.org)
  • organization
  • MediSend International is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides innovative programs and solutions that strengthen community healthcare in developing countries, including the professional training, certification and equipping of biomedical repair technicians and the distribution of medical supplies and biomedical equipment. (prweb.com)
  • Congress
  • Finally, the administration should get to work with both parties in Congress, heeding the lessons from the political failure of one-party attempts at health care changes. (concordcoalition.org)
  • PCORI, established in 2010, is authorized by Congress to conduct research to provide information about the best available evidence to help patients and their healthcare providers make more informed decisions. (ibio.org)
  • resources
  • The Empowered Patient Coalition provides resources enabling patients to take control of their medical treatments and safety. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • Specially chosen resources created by the Coalition and others to give you the facts on patient safety. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • We provide the consumer and the patient advocate a clear understanding of the importance of forming interactive partnerships with providers and give them the tools and resources they need to become capable and confident members of the health care team. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • assists in coordinating care and appointments and may refer you to local resources and support groups. (youngsurvival.org)
  • Medical Imaging Equipment Energy Use Study: Assessing Opportunities to Reduce Energy Consumption in the Health Care Sector , which was produced with funding from Natural Resources Canada and BC Hydro. (greenhealthcare.ca)
  • The bill, introduced by Rep. John Sullivan R-OK and Rep. David Scott D-GA, provides much needed clarification and resources to address patient confusion in the health care marketplace. (aao.org)
  • The bill adds enhanced transparency requirements regarding the delivery of health care and additional resources to support existing federal regulations. (aao.org)
  • All across Canada, provincial governments are grappling with ever-growing health-care demands, in the face of shrinking resources. (blogspot.com)
  • engage
  • Passage of the bill would make it unlawful for any health care professional to make deceptive statements or engage in any act that misleads patients whether it is in person, in advertisements or marketing efforts as to one's education, training, degree, licensure or clinical experience. (aao.org)
  • Engage technical partners to provide innovative technological systems and information on toxics-reduced chemicals for health care. (greenhealthcare.ca)
  • proposal
  • Additionally, the administration will soon face a choice through administrative action and its upcoming comprehensive budget proposal on whether to further health care cost control efforts or give in to the temptation to take the easy road and back down on recent cost control advancement. (concordcoalition.org)
  • With the release of the Senate health care proposal and its analysis by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), it's clear that the House and Senate are taking the same approach on health care policy. (concordcoalition.org)
  • help
  • In recent years, he said, the coalition has worked to help the black community gain access to health care and make better nutritional choices. (kansascity.com)
  • Help us, Gracious God, to stand together with these courageous and caring people who continue to do your holy work. (rcrc.org)
  • Fluoride can reduce the rate of tooth decay up to 25 percent and can help to prevent oral health issues from affecting Wichita employees. (fluoridealert.org)
  • Ten questions to assist in identifying areas to help and support you in making health care decisions. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • The coalition approach has already shown success in San Diego County and Marin County and has the potential to help local leaders support safe prescribing practices, expand access to medication-assisted addiction treatment, and increase access to naloxone - three approaches the federal government has identified to address the epidemic. (chcf.org)
  • people
  • The coalition will hold public forums throughout the state, where people can share their health-care experiences and their basic values in regard to health care - what is most important to them and how the health care dollar should best be spent. (greeleytribune.com)
  • MediSend International and National Cancer Coalition (NCC) are exercising their collective experience working in developing country healthcare to aid in Peru's struggle to improve conditions for its people. (prweb.com)
  • National Cancer Coalition, the world's largest cancer-focused medical relief program, donates and distributes drugs and medical technology to treat people living with cancer and other serious diseases in the developing world. (prweb.com)
  • We are dedicated to promoting patient rights, resolving health care issues that result in medical errors and adverse events, and helping educate people on patient safety issues. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • The AHCA singles out some immigrants, including people fleeing from violence applying for asylum, and makes them ineligible for health coverage. (thenyic.org)
  • We must rally the opposition of our New York senators and senators around the country to stand strong against this attempt to steal health coverage from more than 24 million people. (thenyic.org)
  • The Coalition to Protect America's Health Care was formed to protect access to the best quality health care for all people. (protecthealthcare.org)
  • services
  • Current health care cost-control efforts are almost entirely within the purview of Health & Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price. (concordcoalition.org)
  • The coalition is a strong advocate of value-based purchasing of health care services. (hhco.org)
  • On this edition of ST on Health, we speak with Mark Edwards, the co-founder of Upstream USA, a newly formed nonprofit that aims, as noted at its website , "to change healthcare so that all women receive the highest quality services and can conveniently access the full range of contraceptive methods, including IUDs and the implant. (publicradiotulsa.org)
  • Health care facilities have high energy intensities: they typically provide services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and use energy-intensive equipment. (greenhealthcare.ca)
  • The term 'Services' is used in these Terms to refer to Coalition Websites and all Coalition products, software and services provided on or through a Coalition Website. (protecthealthcare.org)
  • By using the Services or visiting a Coalition Website, you, a User, acknowledge and agree that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms. (protecthealthcare.org)
  • Third-parties may provide services on behalf of the Coalition. (protecthealthcare.org)
  • You acknowledge and agree that third-parties will be entitled to provide Services to you, in addition to the Coalition with whom you contract or interact. (protecthealthcare.org)
  • You agree not to access or attempt to access any Services by any means other than through the interface as provided by the Coalition, unless specifically allowed to do so in a separate written agreement with the Coalition. (protecthealthcare.org)
  • You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade or resell the Services, unless otherwise agreed to in a separate written agreement with the Coalition. (protecthealthcare.org)
  • CAPriCORN is supported by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, the Illinois Office of Health Information Technology, the Cook County Government and the Chicago Department of Public Health. (ibio.org)
  • Understanding this growth and how to moderate it should be front-and-center for newly confirmed Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price. (concordcoalition.org)
  • make
  • It was 26 years ago when Jasper Fullard Jr. and a handful of other physicians decided that if they wanted to make an impact on black health care, it was time to go straight to the community. (kansascity.com)
  • The public is increasingly aware that they must assume a greater role in health care issues but they need tools, strategies and support to assist them in becoming informed and engaged medical consumers who are able to make a positive impact on health care safety. (empoweredpatientcoalition.org)
  • They have the right to consider their own religious beliefs in determining what medical decisions they make for their own care, but their personal religion should never infringe on the right of a patient to seek products or procedures that they have a legal right to obtain. (secular.org)
  • A properly informed patient will be better prepared to make health care decisions. (aao.org)
  • improve
  • The Peruvian government is aggressively trying to improve healthcare conditions as much as possible and is working towards advancing their medical infrastructure as well as enhancing its reach to cover more of the nation's poor. (prweb.com)
  • access
  • The Enzi Amendment inappropriately places the religious beliefs of medical professionals above the medical needs of their patients, and undermines patients' access to contraception, end-of-life care, HIV care, and any other care to which a health care provider may object. (secular.org)
  • behalf
  • This is the moment for labor to step up on behalf of the entire working class and lead the fight for healthcare justice," said Mark Dudzic, coordinator of the Labor Campaign for Single Payer, a grass-roots group. (peoplesworld.org)
  • community
  • Webinars, case studies, reports and other outreach materials will be developed based on the key successes and lessons learned and distributed nation-wide to the broader health care community. (greenhealthcare.ca)
  • Develop best practices and case studies of pilot projects as well as communications strategy for introducing findings to national health care community. (greenhealthcare.ca)
  • MacArthur
  • The American Health Care Act (AHCA), as revised to include the MacArthur amendment and the Upton-Long amendment, remains inadequate to meet the needs of cancer survivors. (canceradvocacy.org)