The health care systems of developed economies are facing similar pressures from the combined impact of technology, demographic change and globalization. An event at George Washington University's Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) featured Xavier Prats Monné, the Director-General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) at the European Commission, who gave a presentation and participated in a discussion on the future of the EU and US health care systems.
Video: Leighton Ku Shares Thoughts on What’s Next for the ACA in Sinclair TV News Broadcast
Leighton Ku, director of the George Washington University's Center for Health Policy Research, is quoted in this video recently broadcast by the Sinclair Broadcast Group. He is one of the experts asked to weigh in on the latest efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act passed under the Obama administration.
Video: Considering Health Equity from the Perspective of Occupational Health
David Michaels is keenly interested in the relationships between income, wealth, and equality with public health. Until a year ago, Michaels served as the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. Now a member of the Milken Institute School of Public Health faculty, Michaels discusses the importance of workplace safety and the current state of public health in a new video.
Emerging Health Workforce Issues in Times of System Transformation
Patricia (Polly) Pittman, who co-directs the Health Workforce Institute at the George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health, delivered the keynote address at the non-profit, non-partisan Alliance for Health Policy’s Summit on the Role of the Health Care Workforce on November 9th.