David Rubin

Dr. David Rubin is the director of Population Health Innovation and PolicyLab at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and a member of the Inquirer's Health Advisory Panel.

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A dose of health care reality while visiting rural upstate New York: community matters

What I experienced was a loose structure of peers checking in on one another — ensuring their neighbors had food, and even heat on the occasional cold night. Caring individuals helping remind those whose memory was failing to take their medications, to clean their pressure sores.

Why are more families losing children’s health insurance coverage?

The number of uninsured children in the U.S. actually increased by 276,000 in 2017, the first up-tick in uninsurance among children in more than 20 years. So, what happened?