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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
April 2021 Gail R. Wilensky,
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, the view was expressed that, without federal direction, states would not have reliable vaccine distribution plans. In… More
April 2021 Guendalina Graffigna, Lorenzo Palamenghi, Mariarosaria Savarese, Greta Castellini, Serena Barello,
Context: Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, between February 23 and March 8, 2020, some areas of Italy were declared “red zones,” with citizens… More
March 2021 May CI Van Schalkwyk, Nason Maani, Jonathan Cohen, Martin McKee, Mark Petticrew,
A crisis forces us back to the questions themselves and requires from us either new or old answers, but in any case direct judgment. A crisis becomes… More
March 2021 Nason Maani, May CI Van Schalkwyk, Mark Petticrew, Sandro Galea,
The United States finds itself amid three concurrent and interrelated crises. First, at the time of writing, the United States has reported more than… More
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