Optics & Occasion Favor President Biden’s Big Speech
When he addresses a joint session of Congress tonight, President Biden will likely use low-key rhetoric to advocate an ambitious agenda, from rebuilding the nation’s physical and social infrastructure to strengthening American families, dismantling systemic racism and addressing climate change...Read More
Improving Global Healthcare Access to Accelerate What’s Right
If COVID-19 has a lesson for us with regards to health, it is this: our social environments matter just as much as our DNAs and lifestyle choices. Experts are cognisant of the fact that joblessness, lack of education and racial inequities are part and parcel of the problems that need to be fixed...Read More
The Biden Administration’s First 100 Day Healthcare Agenda: Pandemic, Pandemic, Pandemic
While the Biden administration can be expected to have a robust healthcare agenda beyond the first 100 days, the president understands that getting the pandemic under better control is critical to making progress on other issues. As a result, his first 100 days will be all about the pandemic...Read More
How Can We Make European Health Data Governance Models More Patient-Centric?
The COVID-19 crisis has been an eye-opener for many stakeholders, especially national governments, and has revealed that sharing health data is essential for enabling positive health outcomes and more sustainable health systems in Europe...Read More
Crisis Communications is Key to Healthcare Cybersecurity Planning
Now, more than ever, the integrity of the healthcare industry depends on resilient proactive and reactive cybersecurity measures. Assembling a cyber crisis communications plan is a business decision that represents an organization’s commitment to its customers and reputation...Read More
More to UK Health Reforms Than Just Obesity and COVID-19
Two major reforms to the UK’s public health system were announced in recent weeks—refreshed efforts to fight obesity, and the creation of a new body specifically to prevent a second wave of COVID-19. Both announcements represent an evolution, rather than a revolution, but are arguably more interesting for what they say about Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s approach to government, and how businesses should engage with his administration...Read More
Recap: Brazda Breakfast Briefing with Dr. Anthony Fauci
At the August 6th Brazda Breakfast briefing, an event sponsored by APCO and hosted by our partner, The Alliance for Health Policy, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci walked over 60 reporters through what we know now about COVID-19, how it spreads, where it is spreading, the status of vaccine development, and most importantly, what we all can and should do to slow the spread...Read More
COVID-19 Made the Case for More EU on Health, but will There be any Meaningful Changes?
The COVID-19 crisis has given a boost to those who want the EU to play a bigger role in health. Only time will tell if EU Member States are really willing to take the jump and commit to a true “Europe of Health.”..Read More