Health & Human Services

Vermont Takes a Health Risk That Many States Abandoned

When states tried the all-payer model decades ago, it largely didn't live up to its cost-cutting goals. But Vermont is taking a slightly different approach.

To Reduce Infant Mortality, U.S. Cities Adopt the Finland Way

Unlike America, which has one of the highest infant mortality rates of developed countries, Finland has one of the world's lowest.

Electronic Health Reforms Left Babies Behind

With most newborn screenings still done on paper, there’s a born-again push to improve and speed up the process for detecting health problems.

Where Are All the Social Workers Going?

Turnover in the field has reached crisis levels in some places, forcing them to figure out how to hire and keep the right people.

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