Author Archives: Andrew Shaughnessy, M.A.
Assessing and Exploring the Strengths and Limitations of Johns Hopkins Medicine’s Employee Health and Well-being Program
Exploring and refining our understanding of models that positively impact the health and well-being of the healthcare workforce is critical now more than ever. In order to advance the health and well-being of this workforce, it is essential to develop an understanding of the Culture of Health model for shaping an employee health and well-being […]
With 53% of the vote, Missourians have chosen to say YES on Amendment 2 to expand Medicaid. Missouri joins a growing list of states, including Oklahoma, that have expanded Medicaid through ballot initiative. Though we have voted in favor tonight, Medicaid expansion will not be fully implemented until 2021. Having worked on the Yes on […]
Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, I have been on the frontlines advocating for its implementation in Missouri. From the rollout of Navigator and Assister funding (both Federal and private) that allowed organizations to assist Missourians in enrolling in affordable care coverage, and which gave me the opportunity to manage several […]
This morning, I received news that I have been accepted into the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Department of Health Policy and Management for a certificate in Health Finance and Management. As part of my graduate degree in Public Health, I will obtaining this certificate to show further expertise and competency in the […]
Nationwide health insurance enrollment declines are across the board for children. Data collected through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services by Georgetown University indicates that more than 4 million children have become unenrolled in critical health insurance coverage since 2016 (1). Disappointingly, Missouri is no 1. with a 15.1 percent decline in children enrolled […]