Public Health Improvement
Physicians are uniquely suited to advocate for the improvement of the public’s health. Your Advocacy Resource Center has developed a multi-pronged campaign that provides advocacy materials focused on public health issues including but not limited to: alcohol, obesity, public safety, safe vaccination, tobacco use, and wellness and prevention. Below is a sampling of the state advocacy tools that exist on these issues and more. To discuss this campaign in more detail, please contact Carrie Armour, JD, Legislative Attorney.
Keeping politics out of the exam room
Protecting the patient-physician relationship
Shackling of pregnant prisoners
Letter to Senator Blake re: NC SB 471
Payers and states are increasingly using data to develop physician profiling programs and all-payer claims databases. This data must be accurate and presented in a useable format to be of value in analyzing health care trends. Read more and access resources.