Why Are American Health Care Costs So High?

Why Are American Health Care Costs So High?

Good morning Hank, it’s Tuesday. I want to talk today about why healthcare costs in the United States are so phenomenally, fascinatingly expensive, but first I have to blow your mind: Alright, so you’ve probably heard that the reason that people enjoy “free” healthcare in Australia and the UK and Canada, etc, etc is that …

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Introduction to Public Health

Introduction to Public Health

[MUSIC PLAYING] [MUSIC PLAYING] Welcome to an introduction to public health. My name is Susie McCarthy. As a health education specialist at the CDC, I’ve worked in a variety of areas of public health, including children’s health, infectious diseases, chronic diseases, and most recently public health workforce development. Public health is a dynamic and multi-disciplinary …

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Introduction to Public Health Informatics

Introduction to Public Health Informatics

Music Greetings everybody, and welcome to the Introduction to Public Health Informatics, 101 Series. My name Nabil Issa. I’m the Associate Director for Informatics at the CSELS Division of Scientific Education and Professional Development. The objective of this course is to provide you with the capability to explain the importance of informatics in IT to …

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Kevin Breel:  Confessions of a Depressed Comic at TEDxKids@Ambleside

Kevin Breel: Confessions of a Depressed Comic at [email protected]

For a long time in my life I felt like I’ve been living two different lives. There’s the life that everyone sees, and then there’s the life that only I see. And in the life that everyone sees who I am as a friend, a son, a brother, a stand-up comedian, and a teenager, that’s …

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Public Health Law: A Tool to Address Emerging Health Concerns

Public Health Law: A Tool to Address Emerging Health Concerns

>>Thank you for joining us today, no matter when or how you’re tuning. I’m Dr. John Iskander, it’s my pleasure to welcome you to CDC Public Health Grand Rounds for December, 2016. Public Health Grand Rounds has continuing education credits available for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, veterinarians, health educators, and others. Please see the Public Health …

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This Psychological Trick Will Make You Love Paying Your Taxes | Michael Norton

This Psychological Trick Will Make You Love Paying Your Taxes | Michael Norton

When we started studying people paying their taxes we were kind of looking for a real pain point that people have. If you think about what’s the worst day of the year for you, often the worst day of the year is when you have to write that extra check to the IRS. And of …

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The Psychology of Eating

The Psychology of Eating

I’m joined today by Professor Brian Wansink who teaches marketing in the day since cool have applied economics and management at Cornell University also author of the book slim by design and the best seller mindless eating why we eat more than we think also former executive director at the USTA center for nutrition policy …

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Electronic Health Records: What’s in it for Everyone?

Electronic Health Records: What’s in it for Everyone?

>>>GOOD AFTERNOON. I AM RARELY SPEECHLESS, BUT I’M IN A STATE OF A SHOCK SEEING THAT WE HAVE THIS MANY PEOPLE COMING IN PERSON TO HEAR ABOUT ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS ON SUCH A HOT DAY AND PEOPLE ARE STILL COMING. SO I WAS TRYING TO GIVE PEOPLE MORE TIME TO COME IN. WELCOME. IT’S 1:00 …

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