Public Health Law News Announcements
Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatric Primary Care: Considerations and Opportunities for Policymakers, Planners, and Providers. This Milbank-sponsored report, published March 15, 2017, explores the prevalence of childhood behavioral health problems; describes the need for, barriers to, and models of behavioral health integration (BHI) in pediatrics; and offers BHI policy and implementation considerations for policymakers, planners, and providers
Webinar: Transportation as a Social Determinant of Health. The Network for Public Health Law and CDC’s Public Health Law Program (PHLP) are cosponsoring a webinar about the role of law in addressing transportation as a social determinant of health. This free webinar will feature speakers from CDC and the Minnesota Department of Human Services and will discuss how transportation policy and accompanying legislative interventions can impact public health. The webinar will take place March 30, 2017, from 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT) and will include a live question-and-answer session.
Webinar: Public Health Data and the Law. The International Society for Disease Surveillance is hosting a webinar about public health data and the law. This free webinar will address the legal principles for collection, use, and release of health data for public health activities, including activities such as privacy, confidentiality, HIPAA, and data use agreements. The webinar will take place April 21, 2017, from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm (EDT) and will include a live question-and-answer session featuring Rachel L. Hulkower, JD, MSPH, public health analyst with Chenega Professional & Technical Services who works with PHLP.