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Support for the Affordable Care Act is divided by party lines, according to a study by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Director of Harvard University Health Services, Dr. Paul Barreira, second from left, answers a student's question at HUHS's second Town Hall meeting this week. The meeting on Wednesday evening in Emerson Hall gave students the opportunity to join in a discussion about proposed changes to HUHS.
UC Vice President, Sietse K. Goffard '15 asks HUHS panelists an anonymous question during a town hall meeting on Wednesday evening in Emerson Hall. Attendees of the meeting were encouraged to ask questions about changes to HUHS, or text Goffard their inquires if they wished to remain anonymous.
Dr. Paul Barreira, Director of Harvard University Health Services, provides a brief overview of HUHS's intention to alter overnight services at last night's town hall, organized by the UC and Harvard HealthPals. The panel, adjucated by UC VP Sieste Goffard, had HUHS representatives present to field questions and concerns from students. A second panel will be held on Wednesday in Emerson 210.
Dr. Paul Barreira, director of Harvard University Health Services, provides a brief overview of HUHS's intention to alter overnight services at last night's town hall, organized by the UC and Harvard HealthPals.
While Stillman is still slated to close in 2014, eliminating overnight respite beds, Barreira said that UHS will continue to offer in-person medical services such as triage, urgent care treatment, and on-site alcohol assessments at night.
Around 150 members of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers and Harvard faculty gathered Monday to discuss strategies for improving employee health while keeping health care affordable.
Meredith B. Rosenthal, professor at the School of Public Health, speaks about reducing health care costs at the HUCTW sponsored panel in the Science Center on Monday afternoon.
The announcement would come after many students criticized the University’s decision to close Stillman in order to shift resources to other UHS services.
Harvard Will Keep Controversial Health Plans, Faust Says, But Will Subsidize Some Affected Employees
University President Drew G. Faust wrote Thursday night that Harvard will keep the controversial changes in place for 2015 but will also establish a fund to mitigate cost increases for some employees and explore alternative plan designs for the future.
On Thursday, UHS Director Paul J. Barreira wrote in an email to the student body that UHS decided curtail urgent-care hours in order to expand same-day appointments and counseling and mental health services.
Harvard Medical School is halfway toward its goal of raising $750 million in its piece of the ongoing University-wide capital campaign, the school announced Thursday afternoon.
Director of HUHS Paul Barreira said that the motivation for the changes came from a UHS analysis he helped conduct for a couple of years, in which he found that overnight urgent-hour services are underutilized.