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In the U.S. we have a "tough guy" attitude towards health that is seen in many outcomes across #populationhealth metrics. This false dichotomy between economy and health is not new. We have poor sick leave or parental leave. Healthcare a "benefit" of employment.
Not sure why my #MedTwitter peers are so shocked by the way the U.S. has responded to a preventable #publichealth crisis

US docs, selves, want individualism & personal financial gain
over
systems for a common good

@Health_Affairs on AMA vs Medicare

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The “government can’t tell me what to do for the protection of others - I know best” is a common thread in U.S. history & culture of rugged individualism

I mean, this is a country that started by throwing others’ property in ocean to protest government. history.com/topics/america…
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#Academy2019 @AAN_Nursing Keynote on #belonging: Dr. @LisaColemanPhD explains #Diversity (in the room), #Inclusion (being asked to dance), & #Equity (intentional reflection on history & power), & #Belonging: you can disagree about something & you’re still in the group
Dr. @LisaColemanPhD: You can’t have excellence in #innovation *without* #diversity, #inclusion, #equity *AND* #Belonging

#Academy2019
Dr. Lin Zhan to Dr. @LisaColemanPhD: How do #nurseleaders acknowledge #implicitbias? Dr. Coleman explains we all have implicit bias. On #microaggressions: Even well-intended words can do harm. #Leaders must assess their own biases AND how they’re operationalized in their orgs.
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Hi, I’ll be live-tweeting today’s Chicago Board of Health public meeting. #ChiDocumenters
@ChiDocumenters #publichealth #chicagopublichealth
@CHIdocumenters Dr. Arwady reviews high-level updates from the dept, including an anti-#syphillis campaign, a research study on Chicago maternal mortality (#maternitymatters) that will be released soon, and a new program that will provide assistance to #newmom s at 3 Chicago hospitals.
Dr. Arwady shares info about the new training video aimed at Chicago employees who work with youth, centers a #traumainformed approach to working with them.
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