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Arizona races focus on health care expansion

Monte Whaley | Feb 26, 2020 | Arizona

What Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg said about health care during recent campaign stops

Michael Goldberg | Feb 20, 2020 | Federal

Senator Bernie Sanders held a campaign rally in Tacoma, Washington on Monday evening. Seattle U.S. Rep. and National Health Policy Chair for the Sanders campaign, Pramila Jayapal, and a bevy of local surrogates warmed up a crowd of over 17,000 energized supporters in a packed Tacoma Dome. Speaking on Presidents...[ Read More ]

Utah county adds PrEP to fight HIV

Monte Whaley | Feb 18, 2020 | Utah

A daily pill to protect against HIV infection is now available at the Salt Lake County Health Department STD Clinic. HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) was added in January to protect the clinic’s clients who are sexually active, particularly those with multiple partners, and for those who inject drugs, said Dr....[ Read More ]

Alaska health officials update Health & Social Services Committee on coronavirus

Madeline Shannon | Feb 17, 2020 | Alaska

The House Health & Social Services Committee received an update on coronavirus response efforts in Alaska on Thursday from Dr. Anne Zink, chief medical officer of the Department of Health & Social Services.      According to Dr. Zink’s presentation, there are four common types of coronaviruses: 229E, NL63, OC43...[ Read More ]

Medicaid Fiscal Integrity: Protecting Taxpayers and Patients

| Feb 12, 2020 | Federal

Medicaid Fiscal Integrity: Protecting Taxpayers and Patients Protecting Medicaid and ensuring it remains sustainable and able to provide access to high quality care for society’s most vulnerable populations is a top priority for the Trump administration. Medicaid plays a critical role in the fabric of our nation’s health care safety...[ Read More ]

Washington man fought off deadly coronavirus with medical collaboration

Monte Whaley | Feb 12, 2020 | Washington

The New England Journal of Medicine recently disclosed details about the first case of the Wuhan coronavirus in the United States, which involved a 35-year-old man from Snohomish County, Wash. The article’s authors said they published their findings to emphasize the need to share knowledge and resources between health officials...[ Read More ]

2020 Texas State of Reform Conference Keynote: Rep. Michael Burgess, MD

Michael Goldberg | Feb 10, 2020 | Texas

Congressman Michael Burgess represents Denton County in the US House of Representatives. Dr. Burgess serves as the Ranking Member and former Chairman of the powerful Subcommittee on Health in the House Energy and Commerce Committee. He is one of seven physicians serving in the House, and has been a member...[ Read More ]

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