news @ Northeastern – The global water crisis


The Spring 2014 Myra Kraft Open Classroom seminar will explore the many challenges that water presents for our society, including health, economic and environmental issues.

WBUR’s Cognoscenti – Is The Prescription Drug Pipeline Too Slow?


The latest installment in our partnership series with Cognoscenti explores whether or not we can speed up the drug to market timeline while maintaining rigorous safety standards.

WBUR’s Cognoscenti – To Stay At Home Or Not To Stay At Home: That Is The Long-Term Care Question


Alice Bonner, of Northeastern University, and Robert J. Master, of the Commonwealth Care Alliance, look at how the long-term care landscape is changing — and what the future may hold.

WBUR’s Cognoscenti – The Doctor Is In (Your Pocket): When Your Smartphone Takes Care Of You


WBUR’s Cognoscenti publishes its second post about this semester’s Open Classroom topic: health policy.

WBUR’s Cognoscenti – Obamacare 101: Promise, Pitfalls And Predictions


The scope, breadth and ambition of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — whether you like the law or not — is unique in American history. It is our only example of comprehensive health reform at the federal level and it’s already forcing fundamental, even revolutionary, transformations in health care access, quality and cost control across the nation.

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