Items Tagged ‘community outreach’

January 4, 2019

Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine students collaborate to help refugee community

By Karl Oestreich

Arizona Pulse More than 82,000 refugees have been resettled in Maricopa County since 1978, representing countries such as Cuba, Iraq and Syria. This population faces disproportionate health disparities, largely due to geographic, linguistic and cultural barriers to care. Following an outreach trip to Nicaragua in summer 2017, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine and Arizona […]

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Tags: Arizona Pulse, community outreach, Dr. Augustine Chavez, Dr. Michele Halyard, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine

April 16, 2013

Hospitals, Insurance Companies, Pharmas: Who Benefits From the Affordable Care Act?

By Logan Lafferty

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision upholding the major provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) shocked many in and out of the healthcare industry…“Our assessment is that the Supreme Court decision on health reform will accelerate existing trends in healthcare and the marketplace,” says Dr. Patricia Simmons, executive medical director for Health Policy at the Mayo Clinic. Those trends […]

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Tags: accountability, Affordable care act, community outreach, Diversity Inc, Dr. Patricia Simmons, health reform, healthcare industry, U.S. Supreme Court

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