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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
May 2022 Sara Rosenbaum,
One of the Trump administration’s most dramatic efforts to restructure long-established social welfare policy was a rule, issued in 2019 in the face… More
April 2022 Shiyin Jiao, R. Tamara Konetzka, Harold A. Pollack, Elbert S. Huang,
In the first study of its kind, authors Shiyin Jiao and colleagues at the University of Chicago use national data to predict the comparative effects of several policies on federally qualified health center staffing, numbers of visits, and patients served. More
March 2022 Andrew Anderson, Derek M. Griffith,
Developing and publicly reporting measures that can enable patients, particularly from historically marginalized groups, to better assess the trustworthiness of providers is necessary to promote health care equity. More
March 2022 Jessica Greene,
Jessica Greene of Baruch College, City University of New York, draws on her qualitative research to explore what builds patients’ trust in clinicians and in health institutions. More
February 2022 Heidi L. Allen, Ezra Golberstein, Zinzi Bailey,
The Biden administration has made Medicaid a central feature of its Build Back Better health policy platform, with a goal of reducing disparities.… More
February 2022 Margarita Alegría, Mario Cruz-Gonzalez, Kiara Alvarez, Glorisa Canino, Cristiane Duarte, Hector Bird, Maria Ramos-Olazagasti, Sheri Lapatin Markle, Isabel O'Malley, Doriliz Vila, Patrick E. Shrout,
Context: Puerto Rican youth growing up in low-income communities in the South Bronx and Puerto Rico are exposed to many of the same risk factors for… More
December 2021 Maria-Elena De Trinidad Young, Hannah Sarnoff, Dana Lang, A. Susana Ramírez,
Although immigration policy is recognized as a social determinant of health, less is known about how mechanisms, such as news coverage of policy, influence intermediary and proximal health processes like seeking health care. More
December 2021 Richard M. Scheffler, Olivia Shane,
Health equity has become a familiar buzzword in public health. There is, however, little consensus about what it means and how to measure it.… More
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