Lydia @lydiaaedmunds profile
Lydia

Health Policy Specialist|Inter-disciplinary approach to public policy|Advanced Cert Public Health|MPH Candidate|MA Labor Studies|nyhcampaign.org
https://medium.com/@ledmunds/heres-what-it-s-really-like-to-shop-for-health-insurance-ef7dd28c1ea5?sk=5631747c42f11ad282267b3fa1496830

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Who said what about Lydia?

  • My victories are your victories @LydiaAEdmunds you were with me since the very beginning of my education journey and encouraged me not to give up, for that I’m truly thankful! #olderstudent #thrive #push #educationispower - Juan Carlos

  • Nearly 14% of Americans were #uninsured in 2017, a 2% jump from 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. via @USNews - Lydia Edmunds

  • Learn about the New York Health Act. Tonight! - Lydia Edmunds

  • I agree. But it will never change, because greed is too powerful. - Pret A Manger Behind the Facade expret.org

  • Check out my article: Here’s What it’s Really Like to Shop for Health Insurance. - Lydia Edmunds

  • A @HarvardBiz article on lesser happiness of unionized workers finds "it’s due to the working conditions and the types of workers that tend to be unionized. That puts the onus for workplace satisfaction squarely on companies." - Lydia Edmunds

  • "Vote for health by voting for those who understand health and will pursue policies that support it." [email protected] #publichealth #apha19 @PublicHealth #vote #healthinallpolicies #integration #policymaking #healthpolicy #vote #votenyc - Lydia Edmunds

  • Life expectancy in the United States has been decreasing and has been consistently lower than in other developed countries. @sandrogalea #apha19 #epidemiology #publichealth #populationhealth #publicpolicy @APHAAnnualMtg - Lydia Edmunds

  • In honor of open enrollment season, I wrote about the misconception that multiple legitimate options for quality #healthinsurance exist: - Lydia Edmunds

  • "The idea is that the entire economy is running at a slightly faster pace when everyone in it is better rested." Sounds impossible to implement, but let's make going to bed early fashionable again. via @NYTimes - Lydia Edmunds

  • We've identified poorly cleaned/maintained #hvacr cooling equipment, both AC and #refrigeration, as causing ~6.1M mt/yr of unneeded power plant #emissions (via @thecarbontrust). #foodservice and #healthcare #refrigeration units with clogged condenser coils are a prime culprit. - COILPOD Dust Hood

  • Cost-sharing and other types of healthcare rationing take focus patients (and providers) could instead spend on increasing health literacy, ensuring in-hospital safety, and learning/planning for long term health strategies. Medical expenses = stress. #passnyhealth - Lydia Edmunds

  • #medicareforall - Lydia Edmunds

“If you have a deep aspiration, a goal for your life, then your loving of others is part of this a

“If you have a deep aspiration, a goal for your life, then your loving of others is part of this aspiration and not a distraction from it.” - @thichnhathanhsangha , How to Lov...

I voted. But I’m not happy about it. Sure, the option for early voting was a huge step forward. Bu

I voted. But I’m not happy about it. Sure, the option for early voting was a huge step forward. But NYC took huge strides backward in voter education on and design of the ballot ...

Language is among the crueler of mechanisms used in imperialism and domination. It acts as a small r

Language is among the crueler of mechanisms used in imperialism and domination. It acts as a small reminder of large complexities. If you speak English or Spanish... then you proba...

It looks like such a lovely day out there. #library

It looks like such a lovely day out there. #library...

I’ll never tire of walking down a street for the first time and seeing what I see. Look at this sl

I’ll never tire of walking down a street for the first time and seeing what I see. Look at this slender, peculiar beauty! #nyc #architecture #buildingsofnyc...

Dusk in the city that is loving me back today. #dusk #nyc

Dusk in the city that is loving me back today. #dusk #nyc...

We are not free until everyone is free. Our freedom is bound up in the freedom of each other. Our op

We are not free until everyone is free. Our freedom is bound up in the freedom of each other. Our oppression is, too. Thank you @lisacongdon for this beautiful image. #weareallco...

2/2 Last late post from Pride. Went to the #queerliberationmarch (which was somber and generally qui

2/2 Last late post from Pride. Went to the #queerliberationmarch (which was somber and generally quiet with a nice informal feeling, and then to a beautiful Mass celebrating Pride...

In honor of the 54th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid, Ms. Siegfried presented on importance of

In honor of the 54th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid, Ms. Siegfried presented on importance of Medicare and Medicaid to population with disabilities, key health policy concern...

Art the kids next door placed on our building’s front door. Share the message. 🖼 ♻️🌱#sto

Art the kids next door placed on our building’s front door. Share the message. 🖼 ♻️🌱#stoppollution #environmentalhealth...

Attended a forum and celebration of the 54th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid today! Wonderfully

Attended a forum and celebration of the 54th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid today! Wonderfully hosted by Metro New York Health Care for All. #healthpolicy #singlepayer #unive...