Health Policy

The mission of the Department of Health Policy is to serve as an intellectual and practice-oriented community in the Nation’s capital dedicated to advancing innovative and effective health policy education, research and service to improve public health and health services domestically and globally.  Our Washington, DC location offers unique and exciting opportunities for policy-focused research, practice and experiential learning.  You will find our graduates working in Congressional offices and federal agencies, in advocacy and trade associations, in think tanks, in health care systems, and in local, state and global policy organizations as well.

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The study found healthcare organizations made the most progress in 3 areas & suggests that they're working to put in place key nursing reforms highlighted in IOM report.More
The report is issued by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative & the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health, based at GWSPH.More
A public reporting website has injected a dose of competition into negotiations on the hospital prices for common procedures, according to a new study.More