Following the terror attacks on 9/11, attorney Kenneth Feinberg battled against cynicism, bureaucracy and politics to deliver monetary relief to victims’ families. He's featured in a new Netflix movie about the Victim Compensation Fund.
If you're fully vaccinated, are you protected from COVID-19? Will we need booster shots? What's the best way to keep children safe as they return to school? Infectious disease experts weigh in. Presented by Mount Sinai Health System.
Broader Access is Vital to the Future of Testing and Healthcare Innovation
Building on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, there are significant opportunities to expand the use of rapid testing to address many health challenges around the world- from infectious diseases like malaria and HIV to non-infectious health needs like prenatal care. Learn how Abbott is intentionally approaching product development to democratize, decentralize and...
Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare industry had to quickly adapt to confront the rapidly evolving challenges facing its patients, customers, and employees. Learn how three key decisions enabled Merck & Co. to accelerate innovation in 2020 and why these lessons will be critical to future success in addressing the most pressing healthcare challenges.
Beneath the Surface: Obesity and the Epidemic of Cardiometabolic Disease
Amidst the greatest public health crisis of the last 100 years, another epidemic is marching along a seemingly unavoidable trajectory. Explore Pfizer’s dedication toward meeting this challenge – and its quest to develop novel therapeutics targeting the biology of human metabolism.
Racial Disparities are Endangering the Lives of Mothers of Color. We Must Respond.
The United States is in the midst of a maternal health crisis, and new data from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association shows that women of color continue to face a greater risk of childbirth complications compared to white women. As these disparities in maternal health care stem from a complex fabric of social, racial and economic issues, the time is now to confront and c...
As new public health threats brew, we need to ensure there is capacity within our health systems to serve the people of this country. There is a strong business case for readiness, but it requires a paradigm shift in how we think about the intersection of routine care, unscheduled care, and the health of the populations we serve.
We Can Stop Epidemics Before They Happen. Here’s How.
Far too often, we highlight the failures—the diseases that caused thousands of deaths, cost billions of dollars and permanently changed our world. But just as noteworthy are the successes—the disease outbreaks that were swiftly and effectively contained.
From April 27-29, Aspen Ideas: Health will gather leading experts and innovators for powerful virtual conversations to explore big ideas and bold approaches to better health. Among them are five inspiring writers: Harriet Washington, Walter Isaacson, Suleika Jaouad, Sanjay Gupta, and John Torres. Their latest works explore everything from controversial medical practices to...