Tag Archives: Health care reform

Health Reform Hits Main Street – Video

The following was shared on [CLAStalk-list] A well done and informative new animated video produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation was recently produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation.       The English version of the animated movie features narration by Cokie Roberts, ABC … Continue reading

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Health Literacy News

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog.   Health Literacy Implications for Health Care Reform Workshop Summary http://bit.ly/roQsHn The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) extends health care access to 32 million Americans who previously had been uninsured. … Continue reading

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Framework for Digitally Inclusive Communities

http://tascha.uw.edu/research/inclusionframework/ The IMLS is creating a framework as a ” first step toward the development of benchmarks and guidelines to help libraries and community-based organizations assess their needs for public-access workstations, portable devices, and bandwidth.” As part of that framework … Continue reading

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Pop Quiz: Assessing Americans’ Familiarity with the Health Care Law

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.kff.org/healthreform/upload/8148.pdf Kaiser Family Foundation “The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is coming up on a year old, but in the midst of continuing debate over the merits of the landmark health care overhaul, … Continue reading

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Webcast: HHS’ Action Plan to Reduce Health Disparities

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “http://t.co/BuHqdcH Kaiser Family Foundation Monday, April 25 at 1 p.m. ET /12 p.m. CT/ 11 a.m.  MT/ 10 a.m. PT This April 25, 2011, Today’s Topics in Health Disparities webcast examines the … Continue reading

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Dispose of Unwanted and Unused Prescription Drugs

The Drug Enforcement Administration has scheduled National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 30, 2011, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm., to safely dispose of unused prescription drugs. Go to http://www.justice.gov/dea or call 877-462-2911 for the disposal location … Continue reading

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Faith-Based Resources

Siobhan Champ Blackwell, creator of the BHIC Blog has gathered this list of resources.   Dictionary of Patients’ Spiritual & Cultural Values for Health Care Professionals http://bit.ly/efWg2G This Dictionary is a guide that is meant to describe beliefs and practices … Continue reading

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CMS: Physician Compare Website

    Please see the announcement below from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services — announced by  Louise Cunningham; NCI/OCE CMS has released a new resource:  Physician Compare.  Required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Physician Compare website : … Continue reading

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Webinar on the Affordable Care Act

Register online at: http://bit.ly/g2WFle Health Reform IS Working: A Webinar discussion on next steps for community prevention in the Affordable Care Act Monday December 20th 12:00-1:30 PM PST; 3:00-4:30 PM EST Join the American Public Health Association, Prevention Institute, Public … Continue reading

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Health Care and the Uninsured

[posted on the BHIC Blog] http://www.kff.org/uninsured/ “The Kaiser Family Foundation’s Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured has updated its resources on health coverage and the uninsured to reflect new data released in September by the U.S. Census Bureau, and to … Continue reading

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