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International Health Care

What Would It Really Take to Halt Ebola and Prevent Future Epidemics?

Dr. Cheryl Healton | Posted 01.11.2015 | Impact
Dr. Cheryl Healton

The Ebola crisis, and future epidemics, can only be addressed with dramatic changes in direction. This begins with strengthening public health and health delivery systems around the world, including in the U.S., and fully funding the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization.

U.S. Health Care: Misplaced Pride

Charles Heck | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics
Charles Heck

Evidence continues to mount that health outcomes in the United States are among the worst in high-income countries, while expenditures on health are far and away the highest!

10 Top Health Care Destinations for 2012

Josef Woodman | Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Josef Woodman

There's now plenty of global choice: At the close of 2012, more than 350 international hospitals have been awarded JCI accreditation, offering nearly any type of medical procedure to patients seeking access to lower-priced medical care without compromising quality.

Antidote To Compassion Fatigue: Lessons From West Africa For US Health Care

Alison Craiglow Hockenberry | Posted 07.01.2012 | Impact
Alison Craiglow Hockenberry

Compassion fatigue has an antidote. True, we can become weary of the seemingly infinite number of problems plaguing our fellow humans. But that same interconnectedness allows us do more than just learn about what's happening around the world. We can learn from it.

Making Market Strategy a Global Life-Saving Tool

David de Ferranti | Posted 10.01.2011 | Healthy Living
David de Ferranti

Can reducing health commodity costs (i.e. the cost of HIV drugs or malaria bed nets) save millions of lives worldwide? Can it invigorate increased gi...

Does America Also Need Cultural Health Care?

Rob Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rob Patterson

The majors were an almost ghostly presence at SXSW 2010. The indies have now seized the day within the leading-edge music market.

Katharine Zaleski

International Health Care: HuffPost Commenters Share Their Stories | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last Friday I wrote about my experiences with a foreign health care system. I praised the quick, effective and very inexpensive treatment I received ...