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April 2022 Gail R. Wilensky,
Although it may be premature to regard the United States as in a postpandemic world, the health care workforce is showing signs of returning to its… More
March 2022 Shana Kushner Gadarian, Sara Wallace Goodman, Jamila Michener, Brendan Nyhan, Thomas B. Pepinsky,
Context: The COVID-19 pandemic in the United States has been unequally experienced across racial and ethnic groups. Mass vaccination is the most… More
March 2022 David Rosner,
In 1970, after a decade of struggle on the part of labor, and a decade of rising industrial accident rates, the Occupational Safety and Health… More
October 2021 Alan B. Cohen, Amanda Katchmar,
As health care spending in the United States climbed to seemingly unsustainable heights 40 years ago, some observers predicted that rationing of… More
July 2021 Richard M. Scheffler, Laura Alexander,
Richard Scheffler and Laura Alexander explore the consolidations of hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic. More
June 2021 Ruth Waitzberg, Wilm Quentin, Erin Webb, Sherry Glied,
Financial distress in the health care sector is a nonintuitive consequence of a pandemic. Yet, in the United States, the budgets of health care… More
June 2021 Georges C. Benjamin,
“Another influenza epidemic like that of 1918 is only one of a number of unforeseeable events which might profoundly affect public… More
June 2021 Dalton Conley,
Dalton Conley of Princeton University poses some health policy questions, such as whether individuals with post-COVID syndrome, or long COVID, should be considered part of a vulnerable population, and whether post-COVID syndrome should be considered a preexisting condition protected under the Affordable Care Act. More
June 2021 Ji E. Chang, Alden Yuanhong Lai, Avni Gupta, Ann M. Nguyen, Carolyn A. Berry, Donna R. Shelley,
Context: The COVID-19 pandemic has catalyzed fundamental shifts across the US health care delivery system, including a rapid transition to telehealth.… More
April 2021 Joshua M. Sharfstein,
In 1988, the Institute of Medicine (now the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine) defined… More
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