A Public Health Stranger in the Land of Medical Care
Monday, September 28, 2009
What we really need is health reform, not just health insurance reform.
Interesting, exciting, confusing, frustrating, and disappointing are just few of the more generous terms I can use to describe the current state of what is being called the “health reform” debate in the...
Sunday, September 20, 2009
I don’t need to know if you are sick. Or do I? How about if you have a contagious illness? Perhaps H1N1?
Fortunately, the latest pandemic has not been as fatal as we had feared. While tragedy has struck some families, the death rate is about the same as or less than seasonal flu. Most of those who have perished had...
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Public health spaces are everywhere.
Public health is about prevention through collective action involving teams of health professionals from engineers, to basic scientists, policy makers, health providers, and dozens of others.
Medical Care is about treatment and cure primarily revolving around the physicians’ treatment of...