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Jun 2019

Tips for Communicating Evidence to Policymakers

In the second of a two-part series, AcademyHealth member Beth Prusaczyk offers three tips to increase the likelihood your work will reach po ...

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Jun 2019

More employers are addressing mental health

"A new survey finds more employers are improving access to mental health care, including offering on-site counseling and online programs to ...

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Jun 2019

The Big Word Holding Health Care Back: Interoperability

Interoperability, the exchange of data across systems, is essential for the functionality of modern technology. However, it has created majo ...

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Jun 2019

Focus on Equity, Literacy, and Advocacy Needed to Curb Maternal Deaths among Black Women

Black women in America are three to four times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than their white counterparts. AmeriHealth C ...

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Jun 2019

Nationwide psychiatrist shortage’s impact on South Carolina

More individuals nationwide are seeking help for mental health concerns. While many are getting the help they need, the demand for workers i ...

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Jun 2019

FDA to Eliminate Health Disparities in Clinical Trials, Research

The FDA is taking new steps to eliminate health disparities in clinical trials, research, and treatments of chronic and debilitating disease ...

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Jun 2019

Two-time HPEB alumna Megan Weis receives SCPHA’s James A. Hayne and Voice of Public Health Awards

Reprinted with the permission of the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina. Click here to read the or ...

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May 2019

Despite efforts to boost their numbers, African Americans account for just 6% of doctors in SC

African Americans make up 27.3% of South Carolina's population, and yet 6.15% of the healthcare workforce in the state. Physicians that repr ...

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May 2019

Mental Health Experts Urge Residents to Seek Help

The stigma around mental illness and treatment has resulted in serious consequences, as people often feel alone and too ashamed to seek trea ...

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