Julie Potyraj is the community manager for MHA@GW and MPH@GW, both offered by the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University. For several years, she served as a community development specialist in Zambia coordinating youth empowerment programs and reproductive health education. She is currently an MPH@GW student focusing on global health and health communications.
December 12, 2017
As more millennials enter the healthcare workforce, health outcomes of the baby boomer generation increasingly will depend on the quality of communication with a generation that has grown up in a very different time.
March 28, 2017
Healthcare consulting is a growing industry touching each of the stakeholders involved in healthcare, and these consultants are playing an increasingly significant role in the United States healthcare system.
October 03, 2016
A new trend in healthcare allows individuals to continuously measure various data points-from steps to sleep patterns-and have access to that information at their fingertips.
August 23, 2016
Itís a hotly debated question about healthcare reform: How does Medicaid expansion impact emergency department usage?
August 06, 2016
Advances in information technology is enabling peope to collect and store more health information than every before. How can we harness these valuable insights to help people with chronic disease live longer, healthier, happier lives?
June 09, 2016
Each of the 10 major public health achievements of the 21st century identified by the CDC was catalyzed by health policy change.
April 24, 2016
While healthcare for retirees once meant repeated trips to the doctorís office, many are now able to receive high-quality medical services without leaving the comfort of home. And itís all because of telemedicine.
March 03, 2016
Social workers represent a critical part of the multidisciplinary healthcare team, but they are not always present in medical settings.
February 11, 2016
Although the United States is often viewed as having some of the best healthcare in the world, the validity of this assertion has been called into question for a number of years.
February 03, 2016
This week, the World Health Organization labelled the Zika virus a public health emergency. Here is a look at the evidence of the relationship between the virus and microcephaly.
January 19, 2016
A look at the economic implications of aging and what can be done to address the growing healthcare financial challenges.