Tag Archives: Efforts

Op-Ed: Employers’ diversity and equity efforts often overlook people with disabilities

2020 brought forward a crucial national conversation centered on the need for companies — from Main Street to Wall Street — to look inward at hiring practices, employment policies, recruitment and other aspects of the employment process to expand opportunities for diversity, equity and inclusion. It seems every company in the United States, from Google… Read More »

Standardizing COVID-19 data analysis to aid international research efforts

Researchers from the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) have launched a new database to advance the international research efforts studying COVID-19. The publicly-available, free-to-use resource (https://covid.crg.eu) can be used by researchers from around the world to study how different variations of the virus grow, mutate and make proteins. “Scientists are working round the clock to… Read More »

OIG: HHS data silos impede efforts to improve nation’s health

How the Department of Health and Human Services manages, shares and secures its data is among the top management and performance challenges facing the agency. That’s the assessment of the HHS Office of Inspector General, which contends that failure to modernize the agency’s data practices will severely limit its ability to improve the health and… Read More »

Watch: A Status Update On Efforts To Address Surprise Medical Bills

[embedded content] KHN correspondent Rachel Bluth appeared on PBS Newshour Weekend to talk with host Megan Thompson about the continuing problem of surprise medical bills and how the issue is currently playing on Capitol Hill. Rachel’s interview begins around the 10 min. 55 second mark. For more information about medical bills, check out KHN’s Bill… Read More »