Preventative Care

‘Social Impact Bonds’ Tap Private Money for Public Health

BY: - October 29, 2014

AP South Carolina hopes to use a Social Impact Bond to attack its high rate of premature births. But some question whether such “pay-for-success” contracts are useful or cost-effective. (AP) South Carolina is turning to an unusual source to finance a new program intended to reduce the state’s high rate of premature births: private investors. […]

States Find Laws Against Sports Head Injuries Tricky to Enact

BY: - July 19, 2012

Youth in 38 states who show signs of concussion will no longer be returned to play without clearance from a health care professional. But which professionals are truly qualified to make that call? (AP) Ohio State Representatives Michael Stinziano and Sean O’Brien thought they had a bill that would pass with no more than token […]