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 […]

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 […]

Spring Newsletter

Below, we have an online version of our Spring Newsletter. If you would be interested in getting added to our email list for our semester development update newsletters, please contact us at support@affordhealth.org.                 WEBSITE  |  Developers|  Networking AFFORDABLE       Spring Newsletter Have a look at all […]

Adverse Childhood Events Lead to Persistent Deteriorating Health and Elevated Healthcare Costs

Adverse childhood experiences(ACE’s) impact a child’s short and long term health written by Anuhya Pulapaka Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) is a broad term that describes hardships and/or trauma that individuals experience under the age of 18 that encompasses direct and indirect factors. ACEs recorded during a child’s life are categorized by the following: abuse, neglect, […]

UMD Students Develop Image Recognition Software

University of Maryland Students Develop Image Recognition Software to Scan Patient Receipts Author: Grace Zhang What can a small team of Computer Science and Computer Engineering students accomplish in a single college semester? Isabella (Isa) Herold, a senior Computer Engineering student who will be joining IBM as technical consultant after graduation, met with us for […]

OSU Students Create Prototype of Patient Application Portal

Ohio State University Students create Prototype of Patient Application Portal for AFFORDABLE Platform Author: Tay Nishimura Senior Sam Trabitz is getting ready for graduation in Columbus, Ohio with his friends, John Morales, Hannah Taylor, and Sarah Ryherd. The four Ohio State University (OSU) students have been working together this semester on AFFORDABLE’s new patient application […]