• Vatican summit seeks comprehensive, global healthcare reform

    Vatican summit seeks comprehensive, global healthcare reform

    • Nov 17, 2017

    At a time when healthcare reform remains a hot-button issue in the United States, a Vatican summit is reminding the world that fully one-third of the human population has no access to healthcare or medicines at all, and around the world the cost of drugs and medical treatment often pushes people into poverty.

  • Conference seeks to help Catholic healthcare institutions cooperate, not compete

    Conference seeks to help Catholic healthcare institutions cooperate, not compete

    • Nov 14, 2017

    Anthony R. Tersigni, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ascension, a Catholic healthcare association, said America has to do “what other developed nations have done,” and that is to take a step back and say: “what is our policy for every man, woman and child in the United States?”

  • U.S. opioid epidemic affects not only addicts but families and budgets

    U.S. opioid epidemic affects not only addicts but families and budgets

    • Nov 4, 2017

    President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency lubricates some of government’s gears for more decisive action on the opioid epidemic than what we’ve seen thus far, however, it does not bring automatic money to the anti-opioid effort. The estimate for what is needed is in the billions.

  • Health care law: uncertain outcome after multiple diagnoses

    Health care law: uncertain outcome after multiple diagnoses

    • Oct 21, 2017

    Despite President Donald Trump’s statement that Obamacare is dead, a recent Kaiser poll shows that the American people want it revived. Sixty-six percent of Americans want Trump and Congress to work on legislation to bolster the health insurance marketplaces rather than continuing their efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.