Event: The Future of EU and US Health Care Systems

The health care systems of developed economies are facing similar pressures from the combined impact of technology, demographic change and globalization.  An event at George Washington University's Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) featured Xavier Prats Monné, the Director-General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) at the European Commission, who gave a presentation and participated in a discussion on the future of the EU and US health care systems.

Presentation on Hospitals’ Role in Improving Community Health

Hospitals can play a key role in improving community health, GW Milken Institute School of Public Health Researcher Maureen Byrnes told attendees at the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics Conference recently held at American University.  

Event Video: The Affordable Care Act: What Comes Next?

On April 4, 2017, the Milken Institute School of Public Health hosted a symposium to discuss the future of health reform, including the ongoing implementation of the Affordable Care Act and efforts to repeal it. The symposium included discussions of possible health care market reforms and what a repeal and replace process might look like. GW Health Policy and Management faculty Sara Rosenbaum, Leighton Ku and Maureen Byrnes served as moderators for three panels.

New Report Outlines Strategy for the Trump Administration to Expand the Role of Tax-Exempt Hospitals in Community Health Improvement

Acting under existing legislative authority and without new funding, the new Administration can give hospitals greater flexibility over tax-exempt spending while strengthening their role in building healthy communities.