Health Law & Policy

CHLPI Director Quoted in NY Times Article on Hepatitis C Medication

The New York Times released an article on August 25, 2015 on the call for increased access to life-saving medications for individuals with hepatitis C from health care experts and advocates. Robert Pear, the reporter behind “White House Is Pressed to Help Widen Access to Hepatitis C Drugs via Medicaid,” interviewed CHLPI director Robert Greenwald about […]

Community Health Workers

By Victoria Powers, 2015 Summer Intern, Health Law and Policy Clinic While interactions with physicians and nurses have become ubiquitous, the number of community health workers in formal care capacities remains limited. However, auxiliary medical professionals, such as community health workers, have the potential to transform the current health care landscape. Throughout the summer, I’ve […]

CHLPI’s HCV Research Noted in Huffington Post Article

On August 13, 2015, CHLPI’s research on Medicaid policies for the usage of sofosbuvir to treat hepatitis C virus (HCV) throughout the United States was included in a recent article in the Huffington Post written by Ryan Clary, Executive director of the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable. “A Time to Cure: The Growing Case for New Hepatitis C Treatments” […]

CHLPI Welcomes New Clinical Fellow Jamille Fields

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation is happy to welcomes Jamille Fields to the team as a clinical fellow. Jamille joined the Harvard Law School Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation as a Clinical Fellow in August 2015. Prior to joining the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, Jamille spent two […]

ANAC Webinar – Examining Hepatitis C Treatment Access: What Nurses Need to Know

Examining Hepatitis C Treatment Access: What Nurses Need to Know Wednesday, August 12 – 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST The development and approval of direct acting antiretrovirals for Hepatitis C is rapidly changing the paradigm of hepatitis diagnosis, treatment and cure for the millions of Americans who suffer from HCV. However, the high cost of treatment has […]

International Business Times Cites CHLPI’s Research in Recent Article

Research from CHLPI’s PATHS project was cited in a recently published article by International Business Times. The article, “Health Care Reform 2015: As Pharmacists Push For A Bigger Role In Healthcare, Doctors Flinch,” was published on July 29, 2015. Excerpt from the article: “There’s a joke in healthcare that pharmacists are the most overqualified professionals in the […]

CHLPI Welcomes Visiting Scholar Kirsten Van Fossen

Kirsten Van Fossen is a first-year PhD student from the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering, where she researches with the Centre for Industrial Sustainability. In her project, Kirsten is taking a systems engineering approach to investigate how actors within the industrial food system and healthcare system might further integrate to help shift consumers towards […]

New Publication| Food is Prevention: The Case for Integrating Food and Nutrition Interventions into Healthcare

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates CHLPI has just released a new report, Food is Prevention: The Case for Integrating Food and Nutrition Interventions into Healthcare. Chronic illness is taking its toll on the health of America. Half of all adults in the United States have one or more chronic illnesses. The […]

New Publication: Food Banks as Partners in Health Promotion: Creating Connections for Client & Community Health

In July 2015 CHLPI released the white paper Food Banks as Partners in Health Promotion: Creating Connections for Client & Community Health. Food banks are embedded in local communities across the country. They are central to the economic well-being of clients, who often struggle to find regular access to food. Food banks partner with government agencies, donors, […]

New Publication: Reconsidering Cost-Sharing for Diabetes Self-Management Education: Recommendations for Policy Reform

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation PATHS program just released the report Reconsidering Cost-Sharing for Diabetes Self-Management Education: Recommendations for Policy Reform (June 2015). Diabetes self-management education (DSME) provides a valuable opportunity for individuals living with diabetes to gain the knowledge, skills, and motivation to effectively manage their condition, and thereby avoid or postpone the onset […]