Health Reform

Federal Government Health Reform Initiatives:

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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