Monthly Archives: April 2021

Barriers & Access in Healthcare

Blog post by Joe Babaian A barrier. A path. Who among us doesn’t immediately recognize access denied, forbidden, or discouraged? Who doesn’t feel relief when a path forward appears or is built? This is but one metaphor for an external barrier to healthcare that many face. Some definitions for this chat. External barriers can be […]

Are We Tapped Out as Donors?

As some of you know, I’m a fan of NBC’s New Amsterdam TV Show. I love the characters. I love the stories. What I find most amazing is the way the showrunners incorporate real-life healthcare challenges into the plot. They have covered everything from the opioid crisis to denied claims from insurance companies. This season […]

Consuming Healthcare

Blog post by Joe Babaian The pharma pricing system was not built on the idea of consumer engagement. It was built… on market efficiencies. It was not built on the premise of consumerism. ~ Heather Bresch, CEO Mylan Heather’s comment is striking and it’s emblematic of the entire healthcare system as we now know it. […]

Health Literacy in K-12

How could health and healthcare literacy be taught in K-12? What topics should be covered? Join #hcldr tweetchat April 6th at 8:30pm ET.