Fall 2019 Newsletter

WEBSITE  |  Developers|  Networking AFFORDABLE Fall 2019 Newsletter Have a look at all the great work our volunteers and developers have contributed during the spring semester. READ MORE DEVELOPMENT UPDATES EVERYONE CAN USE A HUG: OSU DEVELOPS MICRO-GRANT SYSTEM IN AFFORDABLE Ever feel like you could use a hug? The Ohio State University students work on […]

Gettysburg College CSE Students Build Document Storage Capabilities for AFFORDABLE

When you are talking about supporting an individual’s healthcare needs, there is a clear need to see some documentation. Whether this is about verifying the information that has been provided, or receiving a detailed note about an individuals health condition, there is a clear need to see and share documents. Most healthcare organizations that provide […]

Medical Bill Accumulation in the United States of America

Accessing quality and affordable healthcare is a major concern many residents and citizens of the United States face every day. However, many people face additional hardship in their ability to pay for medical bills for themselves or someone in their household. Shockingly, even individuals who have medical insurance report facing difficulty affording the healthcare they […]

Summer Newsletter

A version of our Summer Newsletter has been posted on our website for you to view! Click the links under each story to read more. *we apologize for minor formatting issues in the conversion WEBSITE  |  Developers|  Networking AFFORDABLE Summer Newsletter Have a look at all the great work our volunteers and developers have contributed during […]

Expected Expenses of Prenatal Care

Author: Carissa Kwan The average length of gestation is 280 days, or 40 weeks. Mothers want to be assured that this long development process is proceeding normally, and expert consultation with an obstetrician/gynecologist can have a significant impact on the success of the pregnancy, including reducing the risk of low birth weight and infant mortality. […]

Interview with Carissa Kwan

As part of our summer newsletter, we interviewed AFFORDABLE volunteer Carissa Kwan, a current undergraduate student at The University of Maryland. We wanted to learn and share more information about her experiences and what drives her to learn more about the healthcare system to improve community healthcare. Check out what she had to say about […]

New Universities Support our Mission

Ohio University & Gettysburg College join the mission! AFFORDABLE is working hard to build a user focused platform that will efficiently and effectively connect people to the organizations best suited to help them. In the process, we have served as sponsors for senior students in computer science and software engineering to help mentor the students, […]

Students at The Ohio State University Create Enhanced User Security for AFFORDABLE

This summer has been a productive time for four students at The Ohio State University. They are working to earn a degree in Computer Science and search for jobs following graduation. During this process, they worked on the AFFORDABLE platform as part of their graduation requirement–a capstone project. John Spurney, graduating this fall, decided to […]