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COVID-19 demands a reckoning with hospitals’ fee-for-service business model

COVID-19 demands a reckoning with hospitals’ fee-for-service business model

May 11, 2020

A health care system that prioritizes volume over routine care is “structurally incapable” of responding to the challenges presented by COVID-19, writes Mical Raz in a Washington Post op-ed.

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Ehsan Hoque named an ‘emerging leader’ by National Academy of Medicine

Ehsan Hoque named an ‘emerging leader’ by National Academy of Medicine

May 8, 2020

The director of Rochester’s Human-Computer Interaction Lab is one of ten leaders selected to work with the organization on “sparking transformative change to improve health care for all.”

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Will COVID-19 finally spur a revamp of US health care?

Will COVID-19 finally spur a revamp of US health care?

April 1, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic “has exposed the limits of such an individualistic approach” to health care, writes University health policy historian Mical Raz in the Washington Post.

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Calling Medicare ‘socialized medicine’ is a well-worn scare tactic

Calling Medicare ‘socialized medicine’ is a well-worn scare tactic

October 16, 2019

Conservatives have scared Americans into supporting higher health care costs, while shying away from expanding access, writes associate professor of history Michal Raz in a Washington Post op-ed.

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2019 d.health Summit addresses social determinants of health

2019 d.health Summit addresses social determinants of health

June 10, 2019

Now in its fifth year, the d.health Summit will address the non-medical factors the affect health, such as economic security, education, physical environment, employment, social support networks, and access to care.

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Open enrollment offers opportunity to review, adjust benefits for 2013

Open enrollment offers opportunity to review, adjust benefits for 2013

October 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Signs of November: turkey and cranberries, falling leaves, and reviewing your health care benefits. The University’s open enrollment period runs Monday, Nov. 5 through Tuesday, Nov. 20.

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Health Care History Through Humor

Health Care History Through Humor

October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Theodore Brown, a historian of medicine, public health, and health policy at the University of Rochester, provides the historical context for each cartoon and authored introductory chapters on early health care reform efforts.

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