Insight

Insight

The Equity Imperative

Promising Policy: Driving Better Outcomes and Equity in Education Propelling more Americans toward postsecondary credentials of value must continue to be a priority for states nationwide. While obtaining a credential of value provides benefits for all students, significant benefits accrue to those from traditionally underserved and underrepresented populations. Postsecondary attainment is a powerful tool that […]

Title X and America’s Substance Use Crisis

To Fight the Opioid Epidemic and Protect Women’s Health, We Need All Tools in the Toolkit, and that Includes a Strong Title X Program This Woman’s History Month, we want to highlight a public health program that throughout its history has played a key role in giving women a critically important entry point into the […]

Centering the Patient in Patient Engagement

Best Practices for Reaching, Educating and Engaging Diverse Communities in Clinical Trials through Strategic Partnerships There is a lot of buzz around patient engagement and what it means to have patients as partners. These conversations usually involve patients, the organizations that serve and represent them, and industry. Topics are focused on ways to ensure that […]

Employee Spotlight: A Q&A With New HCM Health Innovation Team Principal Bobby Clark

Bobby Clark is a principal of HCM Strategists’ Health Innovation Team, and a recognized leader on U.S. health policy.  He currently advises organizations on how to navigate shifting trends in the U.S. health marketplace, as well as the policy and political landscape. Bobby is also working to pilot a new public sector management practice at […]

Americans Want Good Jobs. Will the Government Ensure the Necessary Postsecondary Skills to Get One?

Lessons from the midterms and a Federal and State Outlook for Postsecondary Education: While Congress races to finish business during the lame duck session, there is quiet and sure momentum at both levels of government and across parties to help more adults get the postsecondary skills they need to survive in today’s economy. Earlier this month, […]

To Boost the Economy, Focus on Adult Students

Is your state working to help more people earn college credentials? Perhaps someone you know dreams of going back to college to finally earn that degree. A sampling of recent headlines from across the country suggests we might be reaching critical mass on the issue. 

The Day I Learned to Hate Art

When I reached out to a leading clinician in the field for some guidance and advice – which he provided – he put it diplomatically, “treating IBD is as much about art as it is about science.” I knew this already, but it didn’t make it any easier to hear it from a leading expert. I learned early after her diagnosis that there was no handbook. 

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