Health Reform

Federal Government Health Reform Initiatives:

  • HealthCare.gov (information on healthcare insurance options and how new healthcare reform legislation affects you)

Health Reform Resources (Kaiser Family Foundation)

Dr. Susan Blumenthal’s Articles on the 2008 U.S. Presidential Candidates’ Health Care Proposals:

  1. A Presidential Rx to Improve Health (January 2009):
    A Presidential Rx to Improve Health
    (By: Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D. and Yi-An Ko) Washington Times Edition; Huffington Post Edition
  2. The First Wealth is Health (November 2008):
    The First Wealth is Health
    (By: Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D., Yi-An Ko, and Justin Mutter) Washington Times Edition; Huffington Post Edition
  3. Comparison of the U.S. Presidential Candidates’ health care proposals for HIV/AIDS (November 2008):
    U.S. Presidential Candidates’ Health Care Plans 2008: HIV/AIDS Proposals – A Call for Leadership
    (By: Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D., and Melissa Shive)
  4. Comparison of the U.S. Presidential Candidates’ health care proposals for women’s health (October 2008):
    U.S. Presidential Candidates’ Plans for Improving Women’s Health: A Side-by-Side Comparison
    (By: Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D.)
  5. Overview of the U.S. Presidential Candidates’ health care plans: Update (October 2008):
    U.S. Presidential Candidates’ Health Care Plans Update: A Side-by-Side Comparison
    (By: Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D., et al.)
  6. Overview of the U.S. Presidential Candidates’ health care plans: Update (March 2008):
    U.S. Presidential Candidates’ Health Care Plans Update: A Side-by-Side Comparison
    (By: Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D., et al.)
  7. Overview of the U.S. Presidential Candidates’ health care plans: Update (January 2008):
    U.S. Presidential Candidates’ Health Care Plans Update: A Side-by-Side Comparison
    (By: Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D., et al.)
  8. Comparison of the U.S. Presidential Candidates’ health care proposals for HIV/AIDS (December 2007):
    U.S. Presidential Candidates’ Health Care Plans 2008: HIV/AIDS Proposals – A Time for Leadership
    (By: Susan Blumenthal, M.D., et al.)
  9. Health Diplomacy: A Prescription for Peace (November 2007):
    Health Diplomacy: A Prescription for Peace
    (By: Susan Blumenthal, M.D. and Elise Schlissel) Huffington Post Edition; Washington Times Edition
  10. World AIDS Day 2007: Electing to Fight Against HIV/AIDS (November 2007):
    U.S. Presidential Candidates’ Health Care Plans–A Call for Leadership
    (By: Susan J. Blumenthal and Melissa Shive)
  11. Will the Next President Fight AIDS? (November 2007):
    Why the Candidates Should Detail Their Plans to Address this National and Global Health Threat–Now
    (By: Susan J. Blumenthal and Melissa Shive)
  12. Comparison of U.S. Presidential Candidates’ health care proposals for incorporating scientific and medical research in their health care plans (August 2007):
  13. U.S. Presidential Candidates’ Health Care Plans: Scientific and Medical Research Proposals (By: Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D. et al.)
  14. Overview of the U.S. Presidential Candidates’ health care plans (July 2007):
    U.S. Presidential Candidates’ Prescriptions for a Healthier Future: A Side-By-Side Comparison (By: Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D., et al.)
  15. Comparison of the U.S. Presidential candidates’ proposals for incorporating information technology into their health care plans (July 2007):
    U.S. Presidential Candidates’ Health Plans: Incorporating Information Technology to Provide 21st Century Care (By: Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D., Jessica B. Rubin, and Michelle Treseler)

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