In this week's episode of Podcast from Washington Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the tax plan passed by Congress and the effects on public health. Also, Congress must pass a Continuing Resolution to keep the Federal Government funded after December 22.
Later in the program, an interview with Dean for the Boston University School of Public Health Dr. Sandro Galea. Dr. Galea discussed his presentation at NACCHO Annual 2017 on the rising costs of healthcare per capita in the US versus other developed nations around the world. He also discussed health outcomes and how those outcomes are predicted by zip code.