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Quality Improvement in Healthcare
 
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Thanks to St. Michael's Hospital http://www.stmichaelshospital.com, Health Quality Ontario http://www.hqontario.ca, and Institute for Healthcare Improvement http://www.ihi.org Check out our new website http://www.evanshealthlab.com/ Follow Dr. Mike for new videos! http://twitter.com/docmikeevans Dr. Mike Evans is a staff physician at St. Michael's Hospital and an Associate Professor of Family Medicine. He is a Scientist at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and has an endowed Chair in Patient Engagement and Childhood Nutrition at the University of Toronto. Written, Narrated and Produced by Dr. Mike Evans Illustrations by Liisa Sorsa Directed and Photographed by Mark Ellam Produced by Nick De Pencier Editor, David Schmidt Story/Graphic Facilitator, Disa Kauk Production Assistant, Chris Niesing Director of Operations, Mike Heinrich ©2014 Michael Evans and Reframe Health Films Inc.
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The Healthcare System of the United States
 
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We've been getting a lot of requests to talk about the health care systems of different countries. It's really hard to compress the complexities of each into an episode, but we're going to try. First up is the United States. Others will follow, including next week. Make sure you subscribe above so you don't miss any upcoming episodes! Here are references for all the stuff I talk about: John's video on health care costs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSjGouBmo0M Aaron's series on costs: http://theincidentaleconomist.com/wordpress/what-makes-the-us-health-care-system-so-expensive-introduction/ Aaron's series on quality: http://theincidentaleconomist.com/wordpress/how-do-we-rate-the-quality-of-the-us-health-care-system-introduction/ John Green -- Executive Producer Stan Muller -- Director, Producer Aaron Carroll -- Writer Mark Olsen -- Graphics http://www.twitter.com/aaronecarroll http://www.twitter.com/crashcoursestan http://www.twitter.com/realjohngreen http://www.twitter.com/olsenvideo
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A self-care revolution | Megan McCormick | TEDxDenisonU
 
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In A Self-Care Revolution, the idea of taking care of yourself is turned on its head. I argue that self-care should be seen as an act of revolution, not an act of selfishness. Revolution is defined as a fundamental change in power. I argue that the ways we take care of and discover ourselves are key to taking power over our sense of “self” away from others, away from institutions, and claiming power for and within ourselves. In discussing specific ways to help us understand the idea of “self-care as revolutionary,” I cover three main practices in self-care: self-talk, rituals, and optimism and look at the ways we can implement self-care into our education systems. Megan is a senior Communication major from Chicago, IL. She is incredibly passionate about social justice, leadership development, college access, and prison reform and will be returning to the city next year to work with Chicago’s young people. She is excited and very thankful for the opportunity to present at this year’s TEDxDenison! This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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Part 2 - NH Health Care Financing System: Issues and Recommendations for Reform
 
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James P. Highland, Ph.D., Compass Health Analytics Katharine London, MS, and Rachel Gershon, JD, MPH, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Center for Health Law and Economics
Women's Health Policy: What and Why
 
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In this brief presentation, Dr. Cynthia Minkovitz of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health provides a broad overview of the definition, elements and types of public policy. Six major criteria for evaluating policy are suggested. Reference is given to women's health policy to exemplify the concepts, terms and public policy vehicles. Level: Basic Length: 10 minutes Type: Presentation Presenter: Cynthia Minkovitz, MD, MPH Date Developed: September 2013 Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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19th Century Reforms: Crash Course US History #15
 
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In which John Green teaches you about various reform movements in the 19th century United States. From Utopian societies to the Second Great Awakening to the Abolition movement, American society was undergoing great changes in the first half of the 19th century. Attempts at idealized societies popped up (and universally failed) at Utopia, OH, New Harmony, IN, Modern Times, NY, and many other places around the country. These utopians had a problem with mainstream society, and their answer was to withdraw into their own little worlds. Others didn't like the society they saw, and decided to try to change it. Relatively new protestant denominations like the Methodists and Baptists reached out to "the unchurched" during the Second Great Awakening, and membership in evangelical sects of Christianity rose quickly. At the same time, Abolitionist societies were trying to free the slaves. Americans of the 19th century had looked at the world they were living in, and decided to change it. Support CrashCourse on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Hey teachers and students - Check out CommonLit's free collection of reading passages and curriculum resources to learn more about the events of this episode. Of all of the reform movements of the 1800s, few were as impactful as the movement to abolish slavery: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/the-revolutionary-rise-of-abolitionists Women were heavily involved in the abolitionist movement, and firsthand stories like freed slave Harriet Ann Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl were important to the cause: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/what-slaves-are-taught-to-think-of-the-north
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It Depends What State You’re In: Policies and Politics of the US Health Care System | Part 1
 
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Health care and political systems are deeply intertwined, with implications for the quality and equality of access to health care. This symposium explores the political dynamics of health care laws and the way they affect people not only as patients but also as citizens. Health professionals, policy and public health experts, economists, sociologists, and political scientists draw on comparative politics and policies of the states—alone and as part of a federalist system—and on international perspectives to explore the relationships between citizens and their health care. WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS Lizabeth Cohen, dean, Radcliffe Institute, and Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences Daniel Carpenter (7:42), faculty director of the social sciences program, Radcliffe Institute, and Allie S. Freed Professor of Government, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences FUNCTIONS AND DYSFUNCTIONS OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (14:11) Andrea Louise Campbell (20:06), Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Kate Walsh, president and CEO (35:40), Boston Medical Center Georges C. Benjamin (50:45), executive director, American Public Health Association Moderated by Benjamin Sommers, associate professor of health policy and economics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health PANEL DISCUSSION (1:06:12) AUDIENCE Q&A (1:21:06)
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Exchanges under Health Care Reform and "Private" Exchanges - December 11, 2012
 
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Recorded December 11, 2012 Historically, nonprofit organizations offering health insurance coverage to their employees have adopted a number of strategies intended to control the ever-increasing cost of health care, including self-insuring their own employees' health risks, implementing wellness programs, and shifting more and more costs onto their employees. In the wake of the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA"), nonprofits -- like virtually all employers -- are examining a number of new strategies to control health insurance costs. Some of these strategies are grounded in the concept of a "health insurance exchange" or some type of retail marketplace intended to facilitate the purchase of health insurance. One strategy leverages the private marketplace through a "private" health insurance exchange and adopts a defined contribution model to fund the purchase of a health plan. Another strategy leverages the new state-based exchanges (or federally-facilitated exchange, as the case may be) that are being created under the PPACA. Listen in to learn about the various private exchange models that operate in the current marketplace and explore the features that make a private exchange an attractive option. In addition, we will discuss how the new state-based exchanges and the federally-facilitated exchange will work, and how these new entities will interact with large and small employers alike. DISCLAIMER: The contents of this site, including all articles, opinions, and other postings, are offered for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. A visit to this site or an exchange of information through this site does not create a client-attorney relationship. You should consult directly with an attorney for individual advice regarding your particular situation. ATTORNEY ADVERTISING.
Bipartisan Meeting on Health Reform: Part 2
 
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President Obama and Congressional leaders from both parties discuss controlling health care costs at the Blair House in Washington, D.C.
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Developing and Influencing Policy for the Public's Health
 
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A special presentation on partnerships and policies to assure the health of women, children, youth and families, including those with special health care needs. Michael Fraser of the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) discusses how recent events in the "other Washington" are affecting critical public health programs and action.
Health Insurance Explained – The YouToons Have It Covered
 
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This cartoon explains health insurance using fun, easy-to-understand scenarios. It breaks down important insurance concepts, such as premiums, deductibles and provider networks. The video explains how individuals purchase and obtain medical care and prescription drugs when enrolled in various types of health insurance, including HMOs and PPOs. This is the third YouToons video written and produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation. The video is narrated by former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, a nationally-recognized surgeon and Foundation trustee. Also available in Spanish: http://youtu.be/mDPhCo11z0E To download the video, please visit: http://www.kff.org/youtoons-health-insurance-explained This year's open enrollment period begins on Sunday, November 1, 2015, and ends Sunday, January 31, 2016.
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Direct Primary Care as a Solution for Health Care Reform?
 
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Dr Josh Umbehr, M.D., spoke to a lunch gathering of the Wichita Pachyderm Club May 12, 2017, about Atlas MD, a direct primary care medical provider and its potential for meaningful health care reform.
Keynote Presentation “One Health” Challenges For The 21st Century
 
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On April 7–8, 2015, the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP) in the Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives, sponsored a workshop on the NIH campus entitled, One Health: Integrating the Veterinarian Scientist into the Biomedical Research Enterprise. One Health is defined as the integrative effort of multiple disciplines working together to attain optimal health for people, animals and the environment. The purpose of the workshop was to identify how the concept of One Health can advance the NIH mission in regard to both basic and applied research, including training of the biomedical work force, concentrating on the veterinarian scientist.
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Part 1 - Briefing — California Health Policy 101: Understanding the Fundamentals
 
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As California moves ahead to implement the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), the next few years promise to be an intense period full of major milestones and formidable challenges. The California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF), in partnership with The California Endowment (TCE), hosted a Sacramento briefing designed for legislative staff and others interested in understanding the fundamentals of health policy in the Golden State. The session covered: a basic overview of California's public programs, including Medi-Cal; the core concepts behind the ACA; how the state's health care markets are organized and care is delivered; and how factors other than medical care, such as economic and social conditions, influence health. Presenters included: Dr. George Flores, program manager, TCE Robbin Gaines, senior program officer, Market and Policy Monitor, CHCF Chris Perrone, deputy director, Health Reform and Public Programs, CHCF Sandra Shewry, director, State Health Policy, CHCF Catherine Teare, senior program officer, Health Reform and Public Programs, CHCF Read more: http://www.chcf.org/events/2013/briefing-california-health-policy-101#ixzz2LNySxoSz Part 1 - Welcome and Introduction Sandra Shewry, director, State Health Policy California HealthCare Foundation Marlon Cuellar, program manager, The California Endowment Health Care Costs, Coverage and Providers Robbin Gaines, senior program officer, Market & Policy Monitor, California HealthCare Foundation Medi-Cal Chris Perrone, deputy director, Health Reform & Public Programs, California HealthCare Foundation
Healthcare Reform 101: What the Health is Going on in 2017?
 
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The purpose of this webinar is to provide you with information and advice to help you figure out what your best option is in all of this chaos. We’re here to help you to the best of our ability. ACA is frustrating, confusing, and not affordable for a lot of individuals, families, and small business owners. We're here to serve you and help you make the best decision possible with what’s out there. This webinar answers several very important health insurance and Affordable Care Act (ACA) related questions: I am looking to buy health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA): what do I need to know? I have a Grandfathered or Pre-ACA plan: Can I find a better deal? What are my individual health options for 2017? When is Open Enrollment for 2017? What do I do if the Affordable Care Act is simply not affordable for me? I am an entrepreneur or small business owner, should I start a group health plan?
Implementation Activities - Health Reform 101
 
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April 14, 2011 Marian Mulkey focused her remarks on present day health care costs and coverage, public and private coverage expansion and related changes in benefits, and access to care in the ACA and provided an update on implementation activities in California in these areas. The Affordable Care Act (ACA), passed into law just over a year ago, identified significant responsibilities for both the federal government and the states prior to full implementation in 2014. The ACA includes many short-term changes intended to expand and improve health insurance, including new consumer protections for people with private coverage; tax credits for small, low-wage businesses; and a new program that allows those with preexisting conditions to purchase health insurance. At the same time, investments are being made to strengthen prevention and public health and support community clinics. In the longer term, broad expansion of enrollment in both private health insurance plans and public programs is anticipated. This CHCF Sacramento briefing provided a basic overview of the ACA and its impact on California as the state implements health reform. This briefing is intended for those not closely following the ins and outs of the ACA or implementation activities in California. Presenters discussed the creation and operation of the California Health Benefit Exchange; opportunities and challenges for Medi-Cal as it moves to accommodate an expanded patient population; provisions of the ACA intended to shore up the health care workforce to meet the increased demand for health services under health reform; opportunities to advance prevention and wellness; and ways to support seniors in the community under the framework of the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports program (CLASS Act), part of the ACA designed to expand options for people who become disabled and require long-term aid. The speakers were: Gretchen Alkema, vice president of policy and communications, The SCAN Foundation Janet Coffman, assistant professor, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, UCSF Marian Mulkey, director, CHCF Health Reform and Public Programs Initiative Karen Shore (facilitator), vice president for planning and health policy, Center for Health Improvement Janani Srikantharajah, program coordinator, Prevention Institute Read more: http://www.chcf.org/events/2011/briefing-health-reform-101#ixzz1t5JiKgif
The Future of Long-Term Care Financing in a Post-CLASS World
 
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If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to digicomm@uchicago.edu. Equity and Choice in Health Care Access, a conference in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Center for Health Administration Studies (CHAS) at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, kicked off with a session that included two speakers and a respondent, entitled, "Long-Term Care Needs and Access to Care under the ACA." The first speaker was Howard Gleckman, discussing the challenges of the long-term care model in the United States, potential solutions, and movement toward reform. Bio: http://howardgleckman.com/gleckman-bio.htm
Multilevel Interventions in Health Care Conference: Presentation by Kelly Devers, PhD
 
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Multilevel Interventions in Health Care: Building the Foundation for Future Research Goals Healthcare Reform and Multilevel Interventions and Research: Big Changes Go Hand in Hand with Big Science Lead author: Kelly Devers, PhD (Urban Institute) The purpose of this paper is to describe and discuss the implications of the Affordable Care Act, and other major pieces of legislation passed in 2009, for cancer care and related research. Continuing with these major areas and provisions, we illustrate and discuss how the implementation of these reforms occurs at multiple levels of the health system. General concepts must be translated into specific and often-complex, multilevel interventions that often vary based on states and local markets prior history, interpretation, and current capacities and constraints. Recommendations will be presented for how best to develop this multilevel infrastructure to ensure that the Big Changes underway are accompanied by a new, health services research Big Science approach. Conference Description The research conference sponsored by the National Cancer Institute assembled health care researchers, clinicians, and administrators to discuss the importance of multilevel approaches to improving health care quality in the United States. It occurred over two days and was associated with the American Society for Preventive Oncology's (ASPO) annual meeting in March of 2011. This presentation is one of 13 research papers. The conference offered platforms for participant discussion and engagement regarding the opportunities and challenges of multilevel intervention research. Recorded sessions, presentation slides, and additional resources are available at http://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/mli/index.htm
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How to Develop a Research Agenda to Support Sustainable Health Spending
 
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Altarum Institute Center for Sustainable Health Spending and the Peter G Peterson Foundation present a Research Strategy Meeting: Building a Research Agenda to Support Sustainable Health Spending, June 6, 2011, Pew Charitable Trusts, Washington, DC. America's current fiscal path has become a matter of intense scrutiny within the government policy making, academic research, business, and philanthropic communities. Health care, particularly the Medicare program, is the principal source of projected future budget deficits. Moving toward a sustainable system will be a major goal for many years, regardless of the fate of the Affordable Care Act. This meeting explored paths to health care cost control, i.e., "bending the curve," without sacrificing quality or access, and served as a kick-off event to a new five-year, Altarum Institute initiative: the Center for Sustainable Health Spending "Critical Systems Issue." Harvard's Michael Chernew chaired the meeting which included presentations by Mark McClellan (Engelberg Center for Health Reform), Paul Ginsburg (Center for Studying Health System Change), Henry Aaron (Brookings Institution), Bob Kocher (McKinsey & Company, Inc.), Michael Chernew, and Jeff Lemieux (America's Health Insurance Plans). An invited group of distinguished experts provided critical analysis of the presentations, commented on the larger issues of health care cost control, and suggested promising avenues for future research.
Public Health Law: A Tool to Address Emerging Health Concerns
 
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Law is a critical tool for protecting and promoting the health of the public. Some of history's greatest public health successes, such as childhood immunization and safer workplaces, would not have been possible without changes to laws and policies. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/video/phgr/2016/GR_12-13-2016.mp4
Ideal Health Care System- Why is There No Steve Jobs?
 
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To explore the fiscal realities of the ACA and discuss principles for successful healthcare reform, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University hosted a new Capitol Hill Campus featuring Dr. Robert Graboyes, Mercatus Center senior research fellow specializing in the economics of healthcare. This discussion concentrated on the economic implications of healthcare reform. http://mercatus.org/events/exploring-affordable-care-act-what-impact-and-what-necessary-successful-reform
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Public Health is ROI
 
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In this video, find out why public health is a great investment for all. Read the full transcript below: __________________________________ Public Health: Save Lives, Save Money Public Health is all around us When you drink water ... Every $1 invested in fluoridated water has a $40 return in dental care. When you're heading places ... Every $1 invested in a child safety seat has a $42 return in avoided medical costs. Seat belts save thousands of lives each year, and increasing use would save thousands more. Each year seat belts save about 13,000 in the U.S. When children are at school ... Every $1 invested in early education and quality care has up to a $13 return in future costs. And when you are at work ... Every $1 invested in an effective workplace safety program may save $4 to $6 in avoided illnesses, injuries, and fatalities. When you're on the move ... Every $1 invested in biking and walking opportunities can return benefits up to $11.80. Every $1 invested in food and nutrition education has a $10 return in reduced health care costs Get your checkup ... Childhood immunizations save $9.9 million in direct health care costs, saves 33,000 lives and prevent 14 million cases of disease. And while you enjoy your free-time ... For every $1 spent on providing tobacco cessation programs the potential ROI is $1.26. In one year the U.S. could save $711 million. If 10 percent of adults began regularly walking, $5.6 billion in heart disease costs would be averted. Public health is a return on investment: Prioritize public health funding.
Healthcare Reform: Measuring and Improving Quality of Care
 
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Shanlian Hu Professor, School of Public Health Fudan University Westlake Forum III April 12, 2011 Emory University, Atlanta GA
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Public Pension Funds
 
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Session: AFA Panel: Public Pension Funds January 6, 2017 10:15am to 12:15pm Sheraton Grand Chicago, Sheraton Ballroom V Session Chair: Luis Viceira, Harvard Business School Presented by: Edwin Cass, Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Investment Board Presented by: James Poterba, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Presented by: Joshua Rauh, Stanford University Presented by: Theresa Whitmarsh, Washington State Investment Board
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Globalization easily explained (explainity® explainer video)
 
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Globalization is a topic that is often debated controversally. It concerns all of us, but what exactly is globalization and what is its impact on every single one of us? explainity tackles exactly this question and gives some answers in this short clip. This explainer video was produced by explainity GmbH Homepage: www.explainity.com E-Mail: info@explainity.com If you are interested in an own explainity explainer video, visit our website www.explainity.com and contact us. We are looking forward to your inquiry. You are welcome to use this explainer video for your own purpose and website. Keep in mind that this explainer video must not be altered in regards to content and graphics. If you decide to use it, please credit explainity as the producer and refer to our website at www.explainity.com.
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Public Health & Alcohol Abuse
 
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HLTH-202 Welsh Dept. of Public Health Sciences Clemson University This video is part of a site that contains samples of student video projects for an "Introduction to Public Health" course. The purpose of the site is to provide public health students, as well as the general public, current creative examples of public health care in action from the perspective of students at the start of their undergraduate education in public health sciences. Students were asked to answer the question "What is Public Health?" by highlighting how the components and functioning of the public health care system influence a specific population health threat. In addition, students were asked to make recommendations for improving the effectiveness of public health care delivery based on course concepts and their current public health perspectives. The opinions, concepts, and information presented may not reflect the opinions of the DPHS or students beyond the scope of the assignment guidelines.
Alan Grayson on the GOP Health Care Plan: "Don't Get Sick!  And if You Do Get Sick, Die Quickly!"'
 
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This is Rep. Alan Grayson discussing the GOP plan for health care. Part one, don't get sick. Part two, if you do get sick... Part three, die quickly.
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2014 PRC Symposium: Session 2: United States Pension Benefit Plan Design Innovation
 
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United States Pension Benefit Plan Design Innovation: Labor Unions as Agents of Change Author: David Blitzstein Abstract: Labor unions played an historic role creating the occupational pension system in the private and public sectors in the post-World War II era. That system, which was dominated by defined benefit pension plans, is in decline. The transition to a new system is economically and socially painful, and has been accelerated by two financial crises in the past decade. This paper uses a case study of a private sector union to demonstrate how labor unions can influence the renegotiation of the pension contract for American workers. The case study describes how one union evaluated the pension crisis from a sustainability viewpoint, and responded pro-actively by developing a hybrid pension plan that attempted to align the interests of all stakeholders through equitable risk sharing. The hybrid plan developed by this union eventually had a broader influence on the pension community at large and the public policy debate around the pension crisis. From the 2014 Pension Research Council Conference, "Reimagining Pensions: The Next 40 Years"
11. The Sanitary Movement and the 'Filth Theory of Disease'
 
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Epidemics in Western Society Since 1600 (HIST 234) The sanitary movement was an approach to public health first developed in England in the 1830s and '40s. With increasing industrialization and urbanization, the removal of filth from towns and cities became a major focus in the struggle against infectious diseases. As pioneered by Edwin Chadwick, the sanitary movement also embraced an explicit political objective, according to which urban cleansing took on a figurative as well as a literal sense, and was seen as a potential solution to the threat posed by the "dangerous classes." European cities followed suit, with Paris and Naples embarking on wholesale rebuilding projects, necessitating large-scale state intervention. Although these technological reforms marked an undeniable step forward for public health, they often also entailed the exclusion of other strategies, such as progressive economic and educational reforms. 00:00 - Chapter 1. The Sanitary Movement 04:13 - Chapter 2. Background 10:15 - Chapter 3. Sir Edwin Chadwick 23:27 - Chapter 4. Social Medicine 30:25 - Chapter 5. Rebuilding Cities and Urban Planning: Paris 40:51 - Chapter 6. Naples Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website: http://open.yale.edu/courses This course was recorded in Spring 2010.
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Advocating for Health Care Reform
 
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Senator Michelle Benson, R-Ham Lake, talks with Capitol Report moderator Shannon Loehrke about her proposal to reduce health care insurance premiums in the individual market and institute health care reform measures.
The rights of indigenous peoples - James Anaya
 
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James Anaya is a Regents Professor and the James J. Lenoir Professor of Human Rights Law and Policy at the University of Arizona College of Law. An expert in international human rights and issues concerning indigenous groups, Mr. Anaya served as the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples for the United Nations.
Webinar: The Role of Public Health in Healthcare Reform - Lessons Learned from Massachusetts
 
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Webinar: The Role of Public Health in Healthcare Reform - Lessons Learned from Massachusetts. Presented by ASTHO and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (Recorded June 17, 2014) Public health professionals have raised a number of questions about how the implementation of the ACA will affect the work and goals of public health departments and how they can contribute to the success of health care reform. This webinar features a presentation and discussion with John Auerbach, director of the Institute on Urban Health Research at Northeastern University, regarding public health's role in the era of healthcare reform. Auerbach, who served as commissioner of public health in Massachusetts from 2007 to 2012, will describe five important lessons learned from the implementation of Massachusetts' ground-breaking healthcare reform legislation.
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Highlights: Beyond Healthcare Reform: From Volume to Value
 
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Highlights from the USC Price Athenian Society's panel on healthcare reform. Watch the full version here: http://youtu.be/PfLE7xfbSGc Meeting the challenges of the Triple Aim -- achieving better U.S. population health and higher quality at an affordable and sustainable cost -- poses an enormous challenge for the United States healthcare system. Full implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is fueling the transformation, but changes are needed outside the contours of the law and have created new responsibilities and opportunities for both payers and providers. Join us as health care professionals and providers discuss the challenges and solutions needed to transform the way we deliver healthcare. Panelists: Douglas Allen, M.D., Vice President of Integration, Davita Healthcare Partners Steve Mohr, Senior Vice President of Finance, Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center Dale Surowitz, Chief Operating Officer, Providence Health & Services, Southern California Moderator: Kim Athmann King, Founder and President, Strategy Advantage Inc.
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Senate Approves Health Insurance Premium Relief Plan
 
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On a 35 to 31 vote, the Minnesota Senate gave its final approval to SF 1, the proposed 2017 Health Care Emergency Aid and Access Act. The measure, sponsored by Senator Michelle Benson, R-Ham Lake, would provide health insurance premium relief to individuals facing rising costs and ineligible for federal assistance. The bill also establishes several reform measures. The plan would cost about $300 million dollars. For the first three months, all individuals would qualify for a 25 percent premium reduction. For the remainder of 2017, individuals earning less than $95,040 and families with household incomes below $194,400 would continue receiving a discounted premium based upon their income. . The measure also designates funds to allow patients engaged in treatment to continue receiving their same care. Other reform efforts would allow for-profit HMO's to enter the individual market and ease ways for small businesses to offer affordable insurance plans. Senate DFL members argued that action on health care reform measures should occur independently of the premium rebate plan. They defended Governor Dayton's position that the Republican plan would be costly to administer and would delay reductions for several months. Republican legislators, including Benson, said that the state should not spend $300 million dollars without enacting reform measures. The bill was sent to the House of Representatives.
Quality in Healthcare Conference - Kuwait
 
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The conference of "Quality in Health Care" with the theme of "Achieving Quality in Health Care Services and Outcomes" deals with quality in health care; more specifically the role of quality in the enhancement of care for patients, the improvement of patient safety and satisfaction, and organizational efficiency. Improving the quality of health care services and outcomes is a subject of major interest to regional governments, the public, and to the global community. Recent statistics on the quality of health care in the United States published by the "Remaking American Medicine" (http://www.ramcampaign.org/pages/quality_stats.htm) reveal the following striking findings: - Medical errors kill more people per year than breast cancer, AIDS or road traffic injuries; - Doctors provide appropriate preventive care only 50% of the time, effective chronic care 60% of the time, and evidence-based acute care only 70% of the time; - Nearly $400 billion - almost one-third of the total spent on health care each year - is wasted on poor quality health care. In Kuwait's national midrange plan 2010-2014 and Tony Blair's Kuwait Vision 2030s report, evidence abounds for the need to improve the quality of health care: - Increase in the number of Kuwaiti nationals seeking medical care abroad; - The need for improving the quality of health care services; - The need to focus on public health, preventive care, and the improvement of healthy lifestyle habits to avert serious illnesses; - Kuwait lags international standards on the management of obesity and chronic diseases. Kuwait and the Gulf in general have launched plans and initiatives to improve the quality of health care services and outcome; especially in public hospitals and clinics. These have focused on engaging the private sector. Through the sessions of the Conference, we seek to find answers to the following questions: 1.How can the quality concepts, models, and programs used to improve the quality of health care? 2.What kind of metrics should be used to assess the quality in health care? 3.How can patient experience and engagement be attained and measured? 4.Has the private sector experienced true improvements in all aspects of quality and safety? 5.How may the interest of patients be protected against the disequilibrium of information and knowledge between the service provider and customer? Can quality concepts and tools help? 6.Does the concept of quality have the same meaning in public and private institutions? 7.What are the challenges facing public providers in their quest to improve health care quality? How may these challenges be addressed in practical terms? 8.What is the role of accreditation in improving quality of health care? How can the interest of the patient be protected against the business nature of the relationship between accreditation bodies and service providers? Whatever role you assume in the health care sector, we hope that your participation enriches your experience and that of others; providing you with answers to some of your questions and, most importantly, allowing all attendees to be exposed to different perspectives on the concept and application of quality in health care. We look forward to your active participation in the conference of "Quality in Health Care - Achieving Quality in Health Care Services and Outcomes."
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Paulette Garin - Health Care Forum Introduction - Supporting HR 676
 
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Congress may not want to discuss single payer, but Milwaukee County Dems do The Issues Committee of the Democratic Party of Milwaukee County presents A special forum on Health Care Reform Monday May 18, 7:00 p.m. Featuring: • Shirley Ellis, Senior Adviser to Congresswoman Gwen Moore (4th CD) • Robert Kraig, PhD, the Director of Programs for Wisconsin Citizen Action • Paulette Garin, Wisconsin Coordinator, Leadership Conference for Guaranteed Health Care • Siavash Sarlati, an MD candidate who participated in the recent health care reform forum in Washington DC • Dr. Rene Settle-Robinson, a practicing physician in Milwaukee Moderator: • State Representative Jon Richards, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Health and Health Care Reform Pettit National Ice Center @ State Fair Park 500 S. 84th Street (just off I-94 at the 84th Street exit)
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Evolved To Focus More On Injury Prevention
 
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HLT 605 GRAND CANYON ENTIRE COURSE Just Click on Below Link To Download This Course: URL= http://www.tutorialsexperts.us/product/hlt-605-grand-canyon-entire-course/ Contact US HELP@TUTORIALSEXPERTS.US HLT 605 Grand Canyon Entire Course HLT605 HLT 605 Grand Canyon Week 1 DQ 1 Public health practice was initially concerned with infectious and environmentally related diseases, but in recent years has evolved to focus more on injury prevention, substance abuse, violence, tobacco-related, and other chronic diseases. Present at least one pivotal legal and historical occurrence that resulted in this shift of public health effort. Justify your rationale with supportive evidence. HLT 605 Grand Canyon Week 1 DQ 2 Review the Ten Great Public Health Achievements (Exhibit 2.3) of your textbook. Select one of the 10 achievements. What is the importance of your chosen achievement to society? In your own words, defend its right to be considered a “Great Public Health Achievement.” Select three other peers’ postings and debate their analysis. Keep in mind all postings should be substantive and well supported with examples, details, and evidence. Brief responses are not appropriate. HLT 605 Grand Canyon Week 1 Assignment Public Health Presentation Design a PowerPoint presentation (6-8 slides) that includes the following components: 1. Your definition of public health. 2. An overview of Healthy People 2020 and your perspectives regarding at least one of the leading health concerns posed by Healthy People 2020. While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion. You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. HLT 605 Grand Canyon Week 2 DQ 1 Focus on a “current event” ethical dilemma in public health. Apply the principles of the ethical practices of public health to resolve the issue (see page 125 of the textbook). You may integrate recommendations based on conclusions from public health acts and principles to support your position. Select three other peers’ postings and provide feedback on the presented resolution. Offer further suggestions, details, or examples. HLT 605 Grand Canyon Week 2 DQ 2 State agencies typically follow one of two general structure models: the free-standing agency model or the super agency model. What are the pros and cons of each model? Which model do you think is “ideal” for a state agency and why? HLT 605 Grand Canyon Week 2 Assignment Public Health Reform Submit a paper (1,250-1,500 words) focusing on public health reform. Provide an overview of the current status of public health in the United States. Review a portion of the Affordable Care Act and present the strengths and weaknesses of the plan, as well as make suggestions for plan improvement. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required. This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion. You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. HLT 605 Grand Canyon Week 3 DQ 1 Within a budget there are two categories: mandatory and discretionary. In which categories do most public health programs fall? Provide an example of an expenditure that is considered mandatory. Justify your rationale. Provide an example of an expenditure that is discretionary. Justify your rationale. HLT 605 Grand Canyon Week 3 DQ 2 What are the responsibilities and role of the Appropriations Committee? What is the importance of this committee to public health spending as it relates to Medicaid and Medicare? HLT 605 Grand Canyon Week 3 Assignment Sample Budget Create a small budget for a hypothetical state program based on priority health concerns from Healthy People 2020. In addition, create a narrative (2-4 sentences) that identifies the most appropriate federal funding source for your proposed program. APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected. This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion. You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Download File
Health Care Reform Newsmaker Series: Sen. Max Baucus
 
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Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT), chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance, appeared as the first guest in a new series of Health Care Reform newsmaker briefings sponsored by the Kaiser Family Foundation, Families USA and the National Federation of Independent Business. The reporters-only briefings, designed to inform the public about prospects and options for health reform, feature a short presentation by an influential leader followed by an extended question-and-answer session.
Residential School Survivor Personal Stories
 
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Part 1 of 2 Personal stories by Elder Hazel Squakin
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The New Health Age - Jonathan Fleece - 3.0 Leaders Conference 2016
 
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Healthcare attorney and reform innovator Jonathan Fleece of Blalock Walters speaks on “Global Transformation” at the 2016 Spark Growth 3.0 Leaders Conference. With experience from co-writing a book on The New Health Age: The Future of Health Care in America, Fleece brings, among other things, a knowledge of the “Dynamic Flows” of healthcare to the table. Through understanding healthcare as wellness, the speaker demonstrates a shift in the health industry and focuses on the importance of “Thinking,” “Delivery,” and “Economy” in tying together the Health Age and the 3.0 Leader Initiatives, including smart cities and big-impact change agents. The 3.0 Leaders Conference 2016 was a fantastic event featuring thought leaders from across North America with a global perspective. Jonathan Fleece delivers his keynote, “The New Health Age: The Future of Health Care in America.” Plan to attend our next conference in 2017 and we'll see you there. Please visit our website for more details: http://3-Leaders.com
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Electronic Health Records: What's in it for Everyone?
 
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Electronic health records (EHRs) allow for the systematic collection and management of patient health information in a form that can be shared across multiple health care settings. By providing easier access to patients' medical records, EHRs can help improve healthcare quality, efficiency, and safety. But despite these advantages, the expense of system implementation has slowed EHR adoption rates, even though they have the potential to significantly reduce health care expenses over time. This session of Public Health Grand Rounds will explore the issues of EHR implementation with particular attention to public and population health while addressing concerns of cost, patient confidentiality, and other challenges. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at http://www.cdc.gov/about/grand-rounds/archives/2011/July2011.htm
Every High School Principal Should Say This
 
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If every high school principal said this, it would change students' lives and would change America. So what exactly should every high school principal say? Dennis Prager explains. Donate today to PragerU! http://l.prageru.com/2ylo1Yt Joining PragerU is free! Sign up now to get all our videos as soon as they're released. http://prageru.com/signup Download Pragerpedia on your iPhone or Android! Thousands of sources and facts at your fingertips. iPhone: http://l.prageru.com/2dlsnbG Android: http://l.prageru.com/2dlsS5e Join Prager United to get new swag every quarter, exclusive early access to our videos, and an annual TownHall phone call with Dennis Prager! http://l.prageru.com/2c9n6ys Join PragerU's text list to have these videos, free merchandise giveaways and breaking announcements sent directly to your phone! https://optin.mobiniti.com/prageru Do you shop on Amazon? Click https://smile.amazon.com and a percentage of every Amazon purchase will be donated to PragerU. Same great products. Same low price. Shopping made meaningful. VISIT PragerU! https://www.prageru.com FOLLOW us! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/prageru Twitter: https://twitter.com/prageru Instagram: https://instagram.com/prageru/ PragerU is on Snapchat! JOIN PragerFORCE! For Students: http://l.prageru.com/29SgPaX JOIN our Educators Network! http://l.prageru.com/2c8vsff Script: If every high school principal gave the following speech, America would be a much better place. To the students and faculty of our high school: I am your new principal, and honored to be so. There is no greater calling than to teach young people. I would like to apprise you of some important changes coming to our school. First, this school will no longer honor race or ethnicity. I could not care less if you are black, brown, red, yellow or white. I could not care less if your origins are African, European, Latin American or Asian, or if your ancestors arrived here on the Mayflower or on slave ships. The only identity this school will recognize is your individual identity—your character, your scholarship, your humanity. And the only national identity this school will recognize is American. This is an American public school, and American public schools were created to make better Americans. If you wish to affirm here an ethnic or racial identity—or a national identity other than American —you will have to attend another school. This includes after-school clubs. I will not authorize clubs that divide students based on identities such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation or whatever else may become in vogue in our society. Those clubs cultivate narcissism—an unhealthy preoccupation with the self—while the purpose of education is to get you to think beyond yourself. This school’s clubs will be based on interests and passions—clubs that transport you to the wonders and glories of art, music, astronomy, languages you do not already speak, and more. If the only extracurricular activities you can imagine being interested in are those based on ethnicity, race or sexual identity, that means that little outside of yourself really interests you. Second, I do not care whether English is your native language. My only interest in terms of language is that you leave this school speaking and writing English as fluently as possible. The English language has united America’s citizens for over 200 years, and it will unite us at this school. Furthermore, I would be remiss in my duty to ensure that you will be prepared to successfully compete in the job market, if you leave this school without excellent English-language skills. We will learn other languages here—it’s deplorable that most Americans only speak English—but if you want classes taught in your native language rather than in English, this is not the right school for you. Third, because I regard learning as a sacred endeavor, everything in this school will reflect learning’s elevated status. This means, among other things, that you and your teachers will dress accordingly. There will be a dress code at this school. And you will address all teachers by their title, not by their first name. They are your teachers, not your pals. For the complete script, visit https://www.prageru.com/videos/every-high-school-principal-should-say
Views: 3065887 PragerU
National Aboriginal Day: Our Voice, Our Culture, Our Community, Aboriginal Youth Video Project
 
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The Aboriginal Youth Video Project involved teaching 12 young people from Richmond, British Columbia, how to create a video story of their experience as young Aboriginal people living in Richmond. The youth were encouraged to reflect on their history and current issues in society, and to include footage and reflections on Richmonds National Aboriginal Day events which celebrate Aboriginal identity. The video is to be used to support teaching about healing and reconciliation. The video is used with permission from the Richmond Youth Services Agency.
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Preventive Medicine Grand Rounds: The Prevention Paradox
 
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Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center and the Institute of Medicine, April 8, 2014 - Harvey V. Fineberg, MD, PhD.
Hiding in Plain Sight: Connecting the Masterpiece to the Master - Haida Art
 
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Part of a series of lectures sponsored by the University of Washington's School of Art, Division of Art History and held at the Henry Art Gallery, this lecture examines the artwork of the Haida, an indigenous nation from the archipelago Haida Gwaii, off the coast of British Columbia. Discover the meaning behind raven, beaver and other symbols integrated into Haida sculptures, paintings and costumes to share the history and culture of the Haida people. Learn the likely identity of the mysterious carver who created several acclaimed Haida works, who has only recently been discovered. This production is presented by the Bill Holm Center for the Study of Northwest Coast Art at the Burke Museum at the University of Washington. Robin K. Wright, professor, Art History, School of Art; curator, Burke Museum 03/24/2008
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Panel Alters Public Pension Plans to Maintain Solvency
 
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The State Government Finance Committee approved the omnibus pension bill Wednesday, May 10, that is intended to sustain the health of the pension funds into the future by increasing employees and employers contributions and lowering the annual cost-of-living adjustments. "I think this reform came about, because we had these funds that were in serious demise..." said bill author Senate Julie Rosen, R-Vernon Center. One of the key factors for establishing the reform, Rosen said, was that beneficiaries are living longer, and benefits are continuing to be paid.
Political Ideology: Crash Course Government and Politics #35
 
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So today Craig is going to look at political ideology in America. We're going to focus on liberals and conservatives and talk about the influencers of both of these viewpoints. Now, it's important to remember that political ideologies don't always perfectly correspond with political parties, and this correspondence becomes less and less likely over time. So, sure we can say that Democrats tend to be liberal and Republicans tend to be conservative, but we're not going to be talking about political parties in this episode. It's also important to note, that there are going to be a lot of generalizations here, as most peoples' ideologies fall on a spectrum, but we're going to try our best *crosses fingers* to summarize the most commonly held viewpoints for each of these positions as they are used pretty frequently in discussions of American politics. Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios Support is provided by Voqal: http://www.voqal.org All attributed images are licensed under Creative Commons by Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/... Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashC... Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse CC Kids: http://www.youtube.com/crashcoursekids
Views: 966833 CrashCourse
American Academy of Actuaries' April 4, 2011, Briefing on "Understanding Retirement Risk" - Part 3
 
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Presentation slides: http://bit.ly/fQJqrz American Academy of Actuaries pension experts addressed the risks inherent with retirement plan designs and the implications for retirement planning and public policy in this April 4, 2011, Capitol Hill Briefing, "Pension Risk and Your Retirement: Understanding Retirement Risk and Overcoming Challenges through Public Policy Options." Noting that half the population outlives its life expectancy but that most retirees plan for their assets to last only through their life expectancy, presenters Ethan Kra and Lane West detailed a lengthy list of risks to a safe and comfortable retirement, including investment risk, longevity risk, inflation risk, expense risk, and interest rate risk. Other threats include timing of retirement, not saving enough, not saving early enough, leakage from defined contribution (DC) plans when employees roll over savings into an IRA, and being out of the work force during a portion of one's prime earning years. "Public policy should work to promote lifetime income," Kra explained. Effective public policy reforms that could achieve that goal include: • Providing incentives for workers to increase retirement savings; • Discouraging lump sum distributions from (DC) plans and encouraging annuitization of lump sum distributions; • Penalizing leakage of funds at the time of DC rollovers or even mandating rollovers; • Supporting pooling of risk; and, • Promoting lifetime income arrangements such as annuities.
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John Doerr: 700 Investments, 192 IPOs, 375,000+ Jobs Created
 
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The Stanford Graduate School of Business View From The Top speaker series hosted venture capitalist John Doerr in a question and answer session where he helped enlighten students on such topics as start-ups, healthcare and jobs in emerging markets. Doerr, general partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, emphasized that, "The best entrepreneurs are the ones who really go the distance with their companies, who are always learning." During the presentation, Doerr also emphasized that the investments Kleiner Perkins have made are in companies that are at the top of their game, a virtual who's who of successful ventures that also value job creation. Students also heard a personal story Doerr shared about his early career at Intel when he talked his way into Andrew Grove's first course at the company in which the chip maker taught his organizational philosophy. Doerr serves on boards in the areas of Internet technologies and greentech, including Amyris, Bloom Energy, Essence Healthcare, Flipboard, FloDesign Wind Turbines, Google, iControl, mCube, Renmatix and Quantumscape. He also works with Groupon, Twitter and Square. More about the View From The Top speaker series: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/stanford-gsb-experience/academic-advantages/distinguished-speakers/view-top All View From The Top videos: http://www.youtube.com/course?list=EC5C14B375A7F2FEA8