Topic: Health care

Meszaros GS: Re-evaluate University health insurance for dependents

Op-eds, Opinions

Meszaros GS: Re-evaluate University health insurance for dependents

April 25, 2019 0 comments

Brown students are required to have health insurance, which is provided by default through the University’s Student Health Insurance Plan.

Ezekiel Emanuel, noted oncologist and chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania, discussed the pros and cons of the controversial “Medicare for all” proposal.

News, University News

Medicare for all expert offers insight into controversial plan

April 5, 2019 0 comments

As the 2020 election field is already fueled by conversations around healthcare, Ezekiel Emanuel, noted oncologist and chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania, navigated the intricacies and complexities of the controversial “Medicare for all” proposal.

Legislators introduce Reproductive Health Care Act

Metro, News

Legislators introduce Reproductive Health Care Act

January 24, 2019 0 comments

Sen. Gayle Goldin, D-Providence, and State Rep. Edith Ajello, D-Providence, filed the Reproductive Health Care Act — which would codify the legality of abortion into state law —  for the third year in a row on Jan. 15.

Talk contextualizes LGBTQ+ incarceration, prison research

News, University News

Talk contextualizes LGBTQ+ incarceration, prison research

October 18, 2018 0 comments

University professors and students gathered in Friedman Hall to discuss LGBTQ+ youth and their treatment in prisons Wednesday night.

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Bring the Reproductive Health Care Act to a vote

April 17, 2018 0 comments

On April 10, hundreds of community members gathered at the Rhode Island State House for a House Judiciary Committee hearing, which featured the introduction of six bills governing reproductive rights in Rhode Island.

Community members voice opinions on proposed reproductive health bills

Metro, News

Community members voice opinions on proposed reproductive health bills

April 11, 2018 0 comments

The State Judiciary Committee’s hearing on reproductive rights yesterday covered legislation that drew hundreds of community members to the State House, from high school students to baby boomers.

Under the proposal, the Women & Infants Hospital would be acquired by the University or one of its subsidiaries.

Metro, News

U. proposes merger with Care New England health system

January 12, 2018 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 announced the University’s proposal to work with Prospect Medical Holdings in merging with Care New England.

Science & Research

Conference educates about trans* health care

February 1, 2016 0 comments

Rhode Island College hosted the 2016 Trans* Health Conference Jan. 30, offering presentations throughout the day.

President Christina Paxson P’19 spoke to around 200 undergraduates, graduate students and faculty members on the determinants of health disparities along racial lines during a talk Monday afternoon in Sayles Hall.

University News

Students voice grievances at Paxson Q&A

November 17, 2015 0 comments

Many students used the Q&A to express discontent with the University’s health insurance costs and their contribution to racial disparities on campus.

University News

Economic impacts of ACA on U. uncertain

December 6, 2013 0 comments

The law could cost Brown millions, though its full impact will remain unclear for several years.