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Clinical Preventive Services

The Affordable Care Act at Five Years: Where Is Prevention?

Deborah Klein Walker | Posted 03.09.2016 | Impact
Deborah Klein Walker

Five years in, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has improved the delivery of health care in the United States. But more could be done, especially in prev...

The Case For Prevention: Saving More Dollars By Making More Sense

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

If we got down to the bedrock of true prevention -- lifestyle as preventive medicine -- we could add years to life, add life to years, and save a whole lot of money by putting to use the science and sense long at our disposal.

Why Prevention Is In Peril

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

As I write this, the Prevention Fund is about to undergo -- or has just undergone -- a $5 billion amputation. For those of us dedicated to disease prevention and health promotion, this is a very cruel cut indeed.