ACCESS Health Singapore Hosts Workshop on Bone Health for the Bone Alliance

This post was written by Shannon Leong, a student majoring in Life Sciences at the National University of Singapore and a former intern with ACCESS Health Singapore.   The importance of good bone health is often overlooked. When people do think about it, it is often framed around aging and bone fragility and even then it…

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Unlocking Solutions to America’s Healthcare Crisis

This post originally appeared on Forbes.com   Health is a human right, enshrined in the Alma Alta declaration by the nations of the world. After satisfying the need for food, after satisfying the need for shelter, the next thing that every human wants to satisfy is the need for health: their own health, the health…

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Exploring India’s Health Reforms and the Journey Towards Universal Health Coverage

ACCESS Health India and partners hosted a learning visit in Tamil Nadu to learn more about local health sector reforms. The visit, organized in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Health Systems Transformation Platform, and the International Decision Support Initiative, was aimed at understanding key policy issues, priority health system challenges, the…

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ACCESS Health Philippines Launches New Global Health Emerging Leaders Program

The Philippines team launched a new Global Health Emerging Leaders program at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China in June. The program was inspired by a Global Health Course originally launched in 2015 by ACCESS Health Philippines Country Director, Don Prisno. In recognition of the critical need to develop a new generation of global health leaders,…

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What Makes A Great Leader?

ACCESS Health Chair and President William A. Haseltine recently sat down with Gil Bashe, the Managing Partner for Health at the global public relations agency Finn Partners, to discuss his recent book World Class and the leadership that led to the transformation of NYU Langone Health. Ten years ago, NYU Langone Health was losing tens…

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ACCESS Health India Publishes Article on Primary Care Systems for the Future

ACCESS Health India partnered with the Health Systems Transformation Platform, Basic Health Care Services, and the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research to discuss how to design better primary healthcare systems for the future. The India team brought together primary care experts, practitioners, and researchers to design key elements of primary healthcare models for…

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Aspen Ideas Health Festival Hosts ACCESS Health Chair and President William A. Haseltine

ACCESS Health President William A. Haseltine spoke at the Aspen Ideas: Health Festival about the importance of patient centered care and ensuring that every single person and organization within the healthcare system works toward a common goal to improve patient care and the patient experience. In his discussion, he highlights best practices both in the…

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How Technology Can Transform Patient Care

This post originally appeared on the Aspen Ideas Festival blog.  The health care system in the United States is inefficient. Our country spends more on health care than any other developed nation. Eighteen percent of GDP goes toward health - more than three trillion dollars each year, with the number expected to double by 2027.…

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Transforming Health Systems Through Evidence Based Research

The Health Futures team in China is working on a serious of projects to analyze health service systems and to document innovative case studies in China and around the globe with an overarching goal to promote the transformation of health systems in the region. Health Futures launched a new report entitled The State of Innovation in Aging and…

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