Study Details Harassment of Women Veterans Seeking Healthcare at VA Sites

Female patient in waiting room

One of the first studies to systematically investigate harassment of female veterans at Veterans Affairs (VA) health centers found that one in four women who receives care at a VA medical center has experienced inappropriate comments or behavior from male veterans on facility grounds. Published in the latest issue of the journal Women’s Health Issues, the study documented that those who reported such harassment were significantly more likely to report either delaying or missing care.

Video: Value-Based Insurance Design: Coping with the Politics of Health Benefits Coverage Decisions in Israel and the U.S.

David Chinitz and Sara Rosenbaum David Chinitz of Hebrew University and Sara Rosenbaum of the Milken Institute School of Public Health share their observations.

Report Details Crucial Role Nurses Can Play in Addressing Unmet Health Needs of the 21st Century

A medical team including nurses planning

Nurses today have the potential to help transform the health care system to tackle growing health problems that are deeply rooted in social and economic conditions, issues not adequately addressed by the current highly centralized, medicalized system of providing health care.

Blog: Protecting Scientific Integrity Would Help Public Health

The Scientific Integrity Act, introduced last week in the House and Senate, would require federal agencies that fund, conduct, or oversee scientific research to establish scientific integrity policies and processes to enforce them.

Melissa Goldstein Addresses Privacy Concerns in Human Research Regulations

Goldstein discusses updates to Common Rule for research with human participants.