9th US-China Health Summit Held in Boston and Wuhan

The annual U.S.-China Health Summit is dedicated to the advancement of global health by promoting the exchange of knowledge, ideas, and experiences of healthcare leaders from the United States, China, and other countries through high level strategic dialogues, leadership development programs, and applied research. Each year the summit takes place in either China or the…

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ACCESS Health Chair and President Delivers Keynote Address the 2019 Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators Conference

In October 2019, William A. Haseltine presented a workshop on medical management and leadership at the annual Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators Conference in Adelaide, Australia. He also delivered a keynote speech. Haseltine's interest in improving human health has taken him from the halls of Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, where…

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ACCESS Health India Helps Celebrate One Year Anniversary of India’s Biggest Health Program

ACCESS Health India has been working closely with the government of India as it rolls out its flagship health insurance program in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, known locally by its acronym PMJAY, is a fully sponsored government health insurance program launched in 2018 by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.…

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ACCESS Health Board Member Diane Morris Steps Down

ACCESS Health Chair and President, William A. Haseltine, and the entire Board of Directors of ACCESS Health extend their deep gratitude to Diane Morris, the chairman and chief executive officer of Morris Capital Management, who is stepping down from her role as director as of November 1, 2019. As an active philanthropist in the arts,…

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Cisco Systems and ACCESS Health Southeast Asia Release New Report on How Digital Technology is Key to Achieving Universal Health Coverage

The American tech giant Cisco Systems recently partnered with the Southeast Asia office of ACCESS Health International to explore how policymakers can turn words into action and deliver on promises to provide universal access to high quality care. The report focuses on opportunities around the use of digital technology to improve access to care, focusing…

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Safe Care, Saving Lives: Leaving a Legacy of Quality Improvement

In 2014, ACCESS Health partnered with the public health insurance program in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh to launch a quality improvement program called Safe Care, Saving Lives. The program worked closely with the public health insurer to develop institutional structures and capacity within the purchaser of care to work on quality improvement for newborn…

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Health Futures China Launches Whitepaper Project on Value Based Healthcare

One of the key trends towards the institution restructuring and policy innovation of the health system in China is value based healthcare. However, both public and private players are facing multiple challenges implementing such projects, including the fragmented health service system, the lack of health data and analysis, and gaps in health insurance coverage. In…

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BMJ Global Health Publishes Article on Improving Quality of Care Through Standardized Patients

Sofi Bergkvist, ACCESS Health Executive Director of International Programs, co-authored an article on the use of standardized patients for healthcare quality research in low and middle income countries. The article, recently published by BMJ Global Health, notes that the use of standardized patients is becoming increasing common as a means to measure the quality of…

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ACCESS Health Shortlisted for Global Development Network Award

The ACCESS Health Philippines office was one of three organizations shortlisted for the Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development 2019 by the Global Development Network. The main theme of the award is “Doing research in developing countries: the role of non-academic actors, new communication platforms and leadership in social sciences.” ACCESS Health Philippines researchers Danika Bardelosa…

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ACCESS Health India Organizes Learning Workshop: Idea to policy to implementation

ACCESS Health India organized a learning session on the critical steps needed to take a new healthcare notion or concept from the ideation stage, through to policy and implementation. The learning session created a platform for all stakeholders in the health sector to discuss the challenges and opportunity of the process and moving ideas through…

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