TEDMED #GreatChallenges: Can Consumers Change the Business of Health Insurance?

A recent TEDMED #GreatChallenges discussion explained how, with the right tools and access to technology, consumers can advocate for their own health while helping to drive the greatest changes in health care.

Telemedicine: Using Remote Monitoring to Reduce Hospital Readmissions

One of the biggest aims of telemedicine in hospitals today is to reduce the rate of readmissions. Hospitals have a major incentive: If they don't reduce preventable 30-day readmissions, they stand to lose a substantial amount of revenue.

Recap: Scaling the Self-Tracking Movement 

In August, MHA@GW hosted a live Google Hangout panel about the future of wearable technology as it pertains to health. Here are some key takeaways from the discussion.

Q&A with Tara Haelle: Time to Overhaul How We Talk About Health

We recently spoke with freelance science and multimedia journalist Tara Haelle about the recent incidences of vaccine-preventable disease in the United States.

Understanding the Impact of Vaccines: A Conversation with the National Public Health Information Coalition

Recently, we sat down with the National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC), which partners with the California Immunization Coalition, the Vermont Department of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to spread the word about NIAM and raise awareness about why vaccinations are so important.

King v. Burwell in Perspective: A Conversation with Professor Sara Rosenbaum

We recently sat down with the Milken Institute School of Public Health’s Sara Rosenbaum, the Harold and Jane Hirsh professor of health law and policy, to hear her take on King v. Burwell, which upheld subsidies mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).