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Maryland ranks second best state for nursing professionals

| Jun 3, 2021 | Maryland

Maryland ranks second behind New York as the best overall state for nursing professionals, according to a recent report by The Senior List.  The report ranks states based on 17 metrics including median annual wage, employment per 1,000 jobs, projected growth in employment and cost of living. The highest possible...[ Read More ]

Sheri Fanaroff named Associate Deputy Commissioner for the Maryland Insurance Administration

| Jun 2, 2021 | Maryland

Maryland Insurance Commissioner Kathleen A. Birrane has named Sheri V.G. Fanaroff as Associate Deputy Commissioner for the Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA). With this appointment, the MIA’s Executive Team, consisting of Birrane, Deputy Commissioner Greg Derwart, Fanaroff and Chief of Staff Kory Boone, is complete.     Fanaroff has extensive experience...[ Read More ]

Addressing racism as a public health issue in Maryland

| May 26, 2021 | Maryland

A panel of doctors, legislators and community leaders discussed the impact of racism in American health care at the 2021 Maryland State of Reform Health Policy Conference.  Drawing from their own experiences, panelists discussed the way racism impacts different health care silos and what can be done to promote health...[ Read More ]

Opportunities to maximize the waiver model in Maryland

Michael Goldberg | May 26, 2021 | Maryland

Maryland's waiver model of care - the "Maryland Model" - is well regarded by a range of stakeholders, but that doesn't mean there isn't still work left to do. At the 2021 Maryland State of Reform Health Policy Conference, a panel of experts talked through how best to continue to...[ Read More ]

Keynote: A Conversation with Senator Chris Van Hollen

Michael Goldberg | May 25, 2021 | Maryland

At the 2021 Maryland State of Reform Health Policy, US Senator Chris Van Hollen provided an update on Maryland's economic recovery and the health policy conversations taking place in his caucus and in the Senate Budget Committee. In the near term, Van Hollen is focused on securing health reforms in...[ Read More ]

Keynote: A conversation on health equity in Maryland

| May 24, 2021 | Maryland

A keynote conversation on health equity closed out State of Reform’s 2021 Maryland Health Policy Conference. The COVID-19 pandemic exposed health disparities across different communities in the state, spurring the need to shift the framework of health policy.  The panelists - Del. Joseline Peña-Melnyk, Dr. Letitia Dzirasa, Dr. Mohan Suntha,...[ Read More ]

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