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Innovations in health care policies and programs

 

Lessons in Forging Global Change

The successful 15-year campaign to eliminate mercury-based medical devices provides lessons for others creating large-scale social change.

 

Pharmacy on a Bicycle

Pharmacy on a Bicycle explores innovative solutions to global health problems.

By Eric G. Bing & Marc J. Epstein | Sep. 23, 2013
 
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The Solution Revolution

The Solution Revolution discusses the need for a new cross-sector approach to global problems.

By William D. Eggers & Paul Macmillan | 1 | Sep. 13, 2013
 

The Future of Health Care Access

Traditional health care is a hands-on affair. But a wave of technology-driven innovation signals the emergence of a compelling new model.

 

Smile Grenada

NYU's College of Dentristy partnered with the government of the Caribbean island nation of Grenada to fight tooth decay among children.

 

Redefining the Hospital’s Role

Boston Children's Hospital is testing new approaches to improving outcomes and reducing health care costs.

 

Creating a Sunny World

Solnechny Mir (Our Sunny World) is a Russian rehabilitation center that hosts more than 250 children and their families each week.

 
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Contagious Health

A community-based program in rural Kentucky uses face-to-face social networks to promote wellness.

 

The Fight Against Human Trafficking

Health care communites can help.

 
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Judging Success in Translational Medical Research

Getting promising drug discoveries out of university labs and into the drug pipeline is more difficult than it should be.