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Articles by Orlando Sola, MD, MPH

Orlando Sola, MD, MPH
About Orlando Sola, MD, MPH

Orlando Sola is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Family Medicine at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center. He trained at the Institute for Family Health/Mount Sinai Hospital. He obtained his medical degree from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed his Masters in Public Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Contact: Website | Facebook | Twitter | More Posts

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

The cost-reductions built into the are based upon the assumption that as the number of uninsured decreases, the need for federal subsidies to hospitals providing uncompensated care will also decrease.  However, 25 states have declined Medicaid [...]

January 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

The welcome mat effect

Image by Kerry Morrison (Creative Commons / Flickr) Immigration status and insurance status: Two social factors that we know determine an individual’s ability to access health care. Yet the question remains, how do these two factors interact? [...]

May 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Cultivating Latino Policymakers to Ensure Health Care for All

With over 53 million in the United States, and more than 50,000 gaining the right to vote each month, Latinos are becoming increasingly influential in the American political sphere. Democrats’ promises of reform in areas ranging from [...]

January 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

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