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.

How Bacteria Build Resistance at the Cellular Level

Bacterial cells, not people, become resistant to antibiotics. MPH@GW worked with The Antibiotic Resistance Action Center (ARAC) at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University to create a series of graphics that illustrates the interaction between antibiotics and bacterial cells within your body.