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Q&A: Kathleen Creason, CEO of Well Physician California

| Jun 3, 2019 | California

The California Medical Association, in collaboration with Stanford University, recently began a new initiative to target physician wellness and reduce burnout and attrition from the profession. Well Physician California aims to be the most comprehensive program in the country to increase physician wellness and ultimately improve the quality of care...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Eileen Cody reflects on the 2019 legislative session

Emily Boerger | May 29, 2019 | Washington

Representative Eileen Cody represents Washington’s 34th Legislative District and is the Chair of the House Health and Wellness Committee. Cody has long been a health policy leader in Washington State’s legislature, having worked on issues such as implementation of the Affordable Care Act, mental health parity, and patient safety improvements....[ Read More ]

Q&A: Sen. Roz Baker on the 2019 session and what's next in Hawaii's health policy conversation

Emily Boerger | May 17, 2019 | Hawaii

Senator Roz Baker is the Chair of the Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Heath Committee in the Hawaii State Legislature. Sen. Baker represents Senate District 6 in South and West Maui and has over 25 years of experience serving as a Maui legislator. We caught up with Senator Baker a...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Dr. Stephen Spann, Founding Dean of the University of Houston College of Medicine

Sara Gentzler | May 14, 2019 | Texas

Dr. Stephen Spann is the Founding Dean of the University of Houston College of Medicine. Earlier this month, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill into law that formally recognizes the new medical school, which is slated to welcome its first class of students in Fall 2020. The University is...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Laurie Jinkins on the LTCTA and the 2019 session

Sara Gentzler | May 9, 2019 | Washington

Rep. Laurie Jinkins represents Washington’s 27th Legislative District, which covers most of northern Tacoma. She chairs the House Civil Rights & Judiciary Committee and sits on the House Appropriations and Health Care & Wellness Committees.  This session, eight bills Jinkins prime sponsored passed the full Legislature, including the Long-Term Care Trust...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Della Au Belatti on the 2019 legislative session

Emily Boerger | May 8, 2019 | Hawaii

Rep. Della Au Belatti represents House District 24 and is a member of both the House Health Committee and the Human Services and Homelessness Committee. She also serves on leadership as House Majority Leader. With the 2019 legislative session at an end, we caught up with Rep. Belatti to discuss...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Sen. Randi Becker on telemedicine & mental health this session

Sara Gentzler | Apr 25, 2019 | Washington

Washington State Sen. Randi Becker represents the 2nd Legislative District, which covers parts of Thurston and Pierce Counties. Becker serves as the Senate Republican Caucus Chair and on the Senate Health & Long Term Care, Rules, and Ways & Means Committees. This session, Becker sponsored four bills related to telemedicine. Two...[ Read More ]

How Arizona’s new reciprocity law affects nurses

Sara Gentzler | Apr 11, 2019 | Arizona

On Wednesday, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed HB 2569 into law. The new law establishes reciprocity for occupational and professional license or certificate holders who come to Arizona from out-of-state. In a press release, Ducey celebrated the law as the first of its kind in the nation and mentioned nursing...[ Read More ]