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4th Edition of Issel’s Health Program Planning and Evaluation Stays True to Prior Editions with Several Improvements

Excerpted from the Preface of Health Program Planning and Evaluation, 4th Edition, by L. Michele Issel, PhD, RN, University of North Carolina College of Health and Human Services Department of Public Health, Charlotte, North Carolina The fourth edition of Health … Continue reading

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The Quest for Universal Health Coverage

By Richard Skolnik, MPA Author of Global Health 101 The quest for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is central to all efforts in global health. Indeed, all high-income countries, except the United States, have had a system of universal health coverage … Continue reading

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“Delivering Health Care in America” Authors Celebrate 20 Years with New 7th Edition Coming in October

By Leiyu Shi, DrPH, MBA, MPA, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health & Douglas A. Singh, PhD, MBA, Indiana University at South Bend, School of Business and Economics Authors, Delivering Health Care in America, 7th Edition (Available Oct. 13, … Continue reading

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Reducing the Angst of Group Projects

By Sharon Buchbinder, RN, PhD Author of Introduction to Health Care Management, 3rd Edition Does any of this sound familiar? “I hate group projects! This is a waste of my time!” “Why can’t you just give us individual assignments?” “Suzy … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead for the Affordable Care Act?

By Donna K. Hammaker, MGA, JD Author of Health Care Management and the Law, 2nd Edition & Health Care Ethics and the Law, 1st Edition The current political situation makes it probable that changes will be made to the Affordable … Continue reading

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Award Winning Biostatistics Educator Lisa Sullivan Explores the Best Strategies for Getting Students Engaged in Learning

Studies reveal that learners retain only 5% of what they learn from a lecture. That number jumps to 50% when a student is engaged in a group discussion. If the student is teaching someone else, the learning retention rate mushrooms … Continue reading

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Author Recognition – Eric Shamus & Arie J. van Duijn

We are pleased to share that Jones & Bartlett Learning authors Eric Shamus, PT, DPT, PhD and Arie J. van Duijn, PT, EdD, OCS have been chosen as the 43rd honorees of the Florida Gulf Coast University Author Series. Each month, one … Continue reading

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One Health: From AIDS to Zika – Webinar Recording Now Available

by Richard Riegelman MD, MPH, PhD Profession and Founding Dean, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University As Zika spreads to the U.S., climate change becomes a daily reality, and the presence of antibiotic resistance becomes a … Continue reading

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Jones & Bartlett Learning Author Richard Skolnik Selected as Jury Member for the MacArthur Foundation “100 & Change” Competition

Jury Will Award $100 Million Grant to One Idea That Can “Change the World” Richard Skolnik, MPA, author of Global Health 101, was recently selected as a jury member for the “100 & Change” competition which will award a $100 … Continue reading

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Vaccinations and Health Care Managers

With the Zika virus pushing now vaccine preventable Ebola virus off the center stage in world health, it is easy to forget old diseases and debates. Vaccinations created by man, not by natural disease processes, have historically engendered controversy. According … Continue reading

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