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How would Republicans change the ACA?

Given that many Republicans have expressed their displeasure with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), what might they do instead if they were to take control of the White House and both branches of Congress in 2017?

Making Boston streets safer for bicyclists

More than painted bike lanes are needed to keep bicyclists safe on Boston’s busy streets, a Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researcher said September 14, 2015 at a Boston City Council public hearing on how to…

Making medical records more accessible

Patients’ medical records are typically scattered about—in doctors’ scribbled notes, in treatment histories, or in hospital computer systems. But integrating this information could help improve care, lower costs, and make the health care system more consumer-centric, according to…

Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act in 6-3 ruling

Thursday, June 25 - In a 6-3 ruling the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act. Ben  Sommers, assistant professor of health policy and economics in the Department of Health Policy and Management, will be doing a reddit AMA (Ask…

A MOOC spreads the word on global health quality

For Ashish Jha, teaching a massive open online course (MOOC) through the digital platform HarvardX was an opportunity to try a new model for learning. Rather than attempt to replicate the classroom experience, Jha, K.T. Li Professor of…

Epstein, Sommers receive health policy research awards

Two health policy experts from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health—Arnold Epstein and Benjamin Sommers—have been recognized as leading health services researchers by AcademyHealth. Epstein, deputy assistant secretary and head of the Office of Health Policy in…