With implementation of the Affordable Care Act moving forward, one of the major challenges confronting US health care is determining how many health professionals will be needed, especially in primary care, to treat those who will be newly insured in 2014. Separately, as has been well documented by the John A. Hartford Foundation and others, millions of baby boomers are reaching their sixties, and many will need care by professionals well versed in geriatric care. Read more
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I was teaching a class last night on writing foundation proposals, and I made the statement that the most successful proposals tell a really good story. How can you find your organization’s story? Read more
Recently, a special issue of Nature explored changes happening right now in academic publishing. While the focus in this issue was on scientific publishing, many of the ideas presented apply to academic publishing as a whole and reveal that, despite some issues, open access publishing will require publishers to adapt. The good folks over at Digital Book World summarized the contents here:
Skift.com has just produced its first Travel Trends for 2013 Report. They’ve identified 13 key trends that will shape the coming year. Read more
Officially recognized each year on November 15, National Philanthropy Day® is celebrated by numerous fundraising professionals, government leaders, foundations, businesses, individual donors and others who wish to honor all the contributions philanthropy has made. NPD provides an opportunity to reflect on the meaning of giving and all that it has accomplished, as well as what there still is to do. Read more
The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America and the National Disability Institute are presenting a free, four-part webinar series designed to assist the MS community in learning about strategies to protect and improve their financial well-being. For more information, go to: www.ndi-inc.org.