Tag Archives: healthcare

TROY seeking help to 3D print PPE for local medical facilities

April 9, 2020
By Greg Phillips

Troy University faculty, staff and students are working together to utilize 3D printers to address the current shortage in personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers, and they need help from the public.

The Department of Art and Design, the IDEA Bank, the Broadcast and Digital Network and the Troy University Libraries, among other TROY…

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TROY, ACOM sign partnership agreement to help pre-med students

May 30, 2019
By Greg Phillips

Officials from Troy University and the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM) signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday establishing a student pipeline between the institutions.

TROY Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., and ACOM Dean Dr. Craig Lenz signed the agreement, which gives ACOM admission priority to TROY students who meet certain criteria, including meeting thresholds…

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Single-payer healthcare proposal should free the market to allow choice in coverage by Americans

March 21, 2019
By Daniel Sutter

Democrats are calling the newest single-payer healthcare proposals “Medicare for All.” America has three major systems of government healthcare: Medicare, Medicaid, and the Veterans’ Administration (VA). Is a single-payer system more likely to resemble Medicare or Medicaid?

President Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society established Medicare and Medicaid in 1965 to cover elderly Americans and the poor…

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