NACCHO has released its 2016 National Profile of Local Health Departments. Senior Specialist for Research and Evaluation at NACCHO Nathalie Robin sat down with Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein to discuss the findings in the report. The report provides a comprehensive overview of local health departments, including their participation in emergency preparedness, accreditation, and information technology.
NACCHO Executive Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck sat down with Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein to discuss the Chief Health Strategist Framework. Dr. Hasbrouck also discusses the biggest challenges facing public health officials in the next three to five years.
John Auerbach was the Boston Health Commissioner for 9 years before becoming the Associate Director for Policy at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He will become the President of Trust for America's Health this year. Before leaving CDC, he was instrumental in the RESOLVE report "The High-Achieving Government Health Department in 2020 as the Community Chief Health Strategist." Auerbach discusses the report with Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein, and how the Chief Health Strategist framework can help local health departments take action.
In NACCHO's 100th podcast episode Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein interviews NACCHO Executive Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck. They discuss Dr. Hasbrouck's career in public health, as well as his goals for NACCHO in the new year. They also discuss transitioning to a new administration and the focus on Public Health 3.0.
Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC) Co-Chairs Phyllis Arthur and Laura Hanen joined AVAC Co-Directors Lisa Foster and Abby Bownas in a conversation about AVAC and why it is important for adults to get vaccinated. The group also discussed how health affects the economy, and their plans for the incoming new Administration and Congress.
Emily Holubowich is the Executive Director for the Coalition for Health Funding, the oldest and largest non-profit alliance working to preserve and strengthen public health investment. Emily discussed her work with CHF, advocacy for public health, and advocating for Zika and against sequestration.
At NACCHO Annual 2016 in Phoenix, NACCHO Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein sat down with former HUD Director Ron Sims. The discussed a number of different public health issues, including HUD's ban on smoking in public housing and police/community relationships.
In this week's episode of Podcast from Washington Government Affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the continuing resolution passed by Congress before the election that provided $1.1 billion in funding for the Zika virus. Also discussed, the Flint, MI water crisis, opioids, and the transition to a new administration
Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Karen DeSalvo has a plan to move public health forward in the 21st Century from 2.0 to 3.0. With a focus on health information technology, Dr. DeSalvo laid out her plan to NACCHO Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein on how health IT is changing how local health departments operate on a day-to-day basis.
In this week's episode of Podcast from Washington, Government Affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss Congress coming back from break, Zika inaction, and how to talk to your Members of Congress about lead poisoning prevention.
Two members of the Big Cities Health Coalition, Health Officer for San Francisco Tomas Aragon and Director of Health Equity for DC Department of Health Anneta Arno sat down to speak with Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein to talk about their findings on health equity in their cities, and how to improve health access to vulnerable populations.