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March 2023 Shekinah A. Fashaw-Walters, Momotazur Rahman, Gilbert Gee, Vincent Mor, Maricruz Rivera-Hernandez, Ceron Ford, Kali S. Thomas,
Context: Literature suggests that public reporting of quality may have the unintended consequence of exacerbating disparities in access to… More
March 2023 Charleen Hsuan, Brendan G. Carr, David Vanness, Andrew Wang, Douglas L. Leslie, Eleanor Dunham, Jeannette A. Rogowski,
Context: Emergency care includes two key components: initial stabilization and transfer to a higher level of care. Significant work has focused on… More
January 2023 Alan B. Cohen,
For 100 years, the Milbank Quarterly has been a respected presence among the leading scholarly journals in the fields of public health and health… More
December 2022 Cullen M. Lilley, Minerve Delille, Kamran M. Mirza, Megan Parilla,
Diagnostic molecular genetic testing and so-called personalized medicine are just now being integrated into the current American health care system. The way in which these tests are integrated can either exacerbate or reduce health disparities. More
December 2022 Kamaria Kaalund, Andrea Thoumi, Nrupen A. Bhavsar, Amy Labrador, Rushina Cholera,
Context: There has been unprecedented uptake of disadvantage indices such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index… More
November 2022 Paula M. Lantz,
The 2022 primary and general midterm elections revealed both the power and limitations of direct democracy strategies for securing abortion and other reproductive rights at the state level. More
October 2022 Richard F. Callahan,
Callahan recommends leveraging the bottom-up, intergovernmental approach of the public health field to bring an equity lens to infrastructure projects and build the credibility of the public health field following the Covid-19 pandemic. More
October 2022 Alan B. Cohen,
In the June issue of the Quarterly, I recounted how the Milbank Memorial Fund, publisher of The Milbank Quarterly, confronted its role in the… More
August 2022 Sara Rosenbaum,
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), signed into law by President Biden with great fanfare, promises major health policy gains: the largest-ever federal investment in climate reform; a three-year extension of enhanced premium subsidies that make Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace insurance more affordable to lower- and moderate-income Americans; and landmark Medicare prescription drug pricing reforms. More
May 2022 Jessica Carda-Auten, Elena A. Dirosa, Catherine Grodensky, Kathryn M. Nowotny, Lauren Brinkley-Rubenstein, Debbie Travers, Mersedes Brown, Steve Bradley-Bull, Colleen Blue, David L. Rosen,
The scarce resources allotted to jail health care are likely resulting in treatment delays, limited access to care, lower-quality care, unnecessary use of emergency medical services and emergency departments, and limited services to support continuity of care upon release, according to this new study. More
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