Health Fellow Spotlight: Lea Masamo, Africa Sickle Cell Organisation
Meet Lea Masamo, a 2022 Aspen Ideas: Health Fellow who's building a movement of people living with sickle cell disease to advocate for programs and policies needed to improve access to quality health care.
Health Fellow Spotlight: Kistein Monkhouse, Patient Orator
Meet Kistein Monkhouse, a 2022 Aspen Ideas: Health Fellow who's bridging gaps in patient/provider communication with a storytelling app that empowers people to own the narrative of their health journey.
Searching the World Around Us for Clues About Our Health
Can the data collected through smartphones, wearable sensors, and passive monitoring devices be turned into actionable knowledge about the environmental impacts on our health? Meet three innovative researchers who are using these technologies to unlock the mysteries of Crohn’s disease and more. Presented by the Helmsley Charitable Trust.
Hospitals and health systems have a critical role to play in turning health equity talk into action. Learn how the field is using strategic investments to drive innovative solutions forward. Presented by the American Hospital Association.
Our Way of Life Depends on Building a New, Just Energy System
Jason Bordoff, Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, reflects on the tension between energy affordability and climate ambition and what is necessary for a just energy transition.
Building the Case for Greater Investment in Health
Did you know that only 7% of the investments made within the $715 billion global impact investing market go toward health? Learn how Johnson & Johnson Impact Ventures is leading the way on smart investments in inclusive innovation at the front lines of care to help improve the lives of billions of people around the world.
As a result of the global pandemic, economic gains for underserved populations — including women and communities of color — have reversed course. Improving the financial health of women is essential to building prosperous and resilient communities. Presented by PayPal.
Following the terror attacks on 9/11, attorney Kenneth Feinberg battled against cynicism, bureaucracy and politics to deliver monetary relief to victims’ families. He's featured in a new Netflix movie about the Victim Compensation Fund.
If you're fully vaccinated, are you protected from COVID-19? Will we need booster shots? What's the best way to keep children safe as they return to school? Infectious disease experts weigh in. Presented by Mount Sinai Health System.
Broader Access is Vital to the Future of Testing and Healthcare Innovation
Building on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, there are significant opportunities to expand the use of rapid testing to address many health challenges around the world- from infectious diseases like malaria and HIV to non-infectious health needs like prenatal care. Learn how Abbott is intentionally approaching product development to democratize, decentralize and...
Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare industry had to quickly adapt to confront the rapidly evolving challenges facing its patients, customers, and employees. Learn how three key decisions enabled Merck & Co. to accelerate innovation in 2020 and why these lessons will be critical to future success in addressing the most pressing healthcare challenges.