Public Health Law News: Feature interview on raw milk laws, opponents are frothing!
In This Edition
|According to Mathew Swinburne’s interview, in what states is the sale of raw milk legal?|
|Interview with Mathew Swinburne, staff attorney, Network for Public Health Law – Eastern Region|
|PHLP and the American Bar Association Health Law Section are co-hosting a webinar, Electronic Health Information: Assessing the impact of Law. Speakers will provide an overview of electronic health information and how it is transforming the US health system. They will also outline the characteristics and scope of federal and state law related to electronic health information, describe best practices in its implementation, and highlight legal tools that can be used to support its efficient use. The webinar will take place Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 12:30–2:00 pm (EDT).|
|This webinar, co-hosted by American Public Health Association and PHLP, will take place Thursday, May 28, 2015, 1:00-2:30 pm (EDT). Speakers will describe the structure and function of the social impact bond model and summarize new innovations that use the model to fund various public health initiatives. Speakers will also outline some of its limitations, explore recent state and the federal legislative efforts of to address them, and provide perspectives of social impact bond implementers and investors.|
|These resources summarize the role of FQHC in the delivery of healthcare services for the expanding Medicaid population.|
|A new professional association dedicated to advancing the field of disaster preparedness and response, AHEPP, is accepting members and announces their first national conference. The conference will take place November 17-18, 2015 in Omaha, Nebraska, and will help guide participants through the most important disaster concerns in various types of healthcare facilitates. See AHEPP’s website for early bird rates, the complete conference agenda and more information.|
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