Kaiser Family Foundation Launches New Web Site To Provide Information About Health Care, Presidential Campaignhealth08.org Web site, Kaiser Family Foundation: With health care emerging as a top domestic issue in the 2008 presidential election, the Kaiser Family Foundation this week launched a new Web site -- health08.org. The free Web site will serve as a hub of information about health and the election, including original content produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation and easy access to health-related resources from the campaigns, other organizations and news outlets. Elements of the site include:
- Analysis of health policy issues, summaries of health reform proposals, and basic facts and information about the health system from the foundation's research staff;
- Kaiser Family Foundation tracking surveys examining the public's views on health issues and perceptions of the presidential candidates on health care, as well as links to the latest polls by other organizations;
- News summaries of election-related health policy developments;
- A calendar of events taking place around the country and links to studies and resources from other organizations;
- Video and podcasts from the campaign trail, including candidate speeches and health-related highlights from forums and debates;
- Interviews with candidates and other key players in the health reform debate;
- Dedicated pages for the candidates, with links to their health positions; and
- A weekly e-mail roundup.
Health08.org is one of a number of projects the Kaiser Family Foundation will undertake throughout the election season. Sign up for the e-mail roundup online (Kaiser Family Foundation release, 7/12). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.