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Marc A. Zimmerman, Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education and Co-director of the Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center, discusses the Youth Empowerment Solutions (YES) program in Flint, along with Jerimiah Neyland, a YES participant, 2008-2009. Read more in 30 Public Health Ideas: Strengthen Community.
V-BID was created in 2005 to help change the focus in health care spending from how much we're spending to how well we're spending it. The idea is to set consumer cost-sharing based on how much healthier you become, not just on the actual cost of the care. This concept, included in the ACA and used by Medicaid and Medicare, has already touched 137 million Americans. Learn more in 30 Public Health Ideas: Revise Health Policy.
Elaine Ullian (MPH '73), Former President And Chief Executive Officer, Boston Medical Center, and Linda Shyavitz, Former President And Chief Executive Officer, Sturdy Memorial Hospital, talk about challenges facing women leaders as they try to break into top-tier executive positions. Read more in Put Women in Charge.