11 Ways to Reduce your Holiday Carbon Footprint

We’ve compiled 11 ways for people who are concerned about their environmental footprint to make seasonal celebrations more sustainable.

The “When I Was Your Age … ” Guide to Health Care Conversations

In order to facilitate intergenerational conversations about health care, the MPH@GW program developed this graphic to offer insight into the historical, social, economic and political context over the last century or so.

Understanding Medicare for All

Since Senator Bernie Sanders proposed his plan for Medicare for All in mid-September, more than 16 Democrat senators have voiced their support for a single-payer system. Professor Sara Rosenbaum discusses what “single-payer” actually means, and the questions we should be asking about it.

Can We Combat the Opioid Epidemic Without Obamacare?

In August President Trump said he was preparing to officially declare the opioid crisis a national emergency. Just a day earlier, he was criticizing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for failing to repeal the ACA. But can states address the opioid epidemic without support from Medicaid expansion?

The Rocky Road of EMR Adoption in the U.S.

Both Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) and Electronic Health Records (EHRs) have become standard practice for individual offices and health care systems across the United States. Though the adoption of these systems has been rapid, it has not been without its challenges. Guest Contributor Amit Chitre looks into the adoption and use of EMRs, challenges, and areas of potential improvement.

What’s the Effect of Guilt Appeal?

The answer to that question may depend on where the guilt appeal is coming from. Monique Turner’s recent article, “The Effects of Guilt-Appeal Intensity on Persuasive and Emotional Outcomes: The Moderating Role of Sponsor Motive,” explores how an ad’s intention can affect people’s reaction to its message.