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February 2021 Eric S. Kim, Scott W. Delaney, Louis Tay, Ying Chen, Ed Diener, Tyler J. Vanderweele,
Context: Several intergovernmental organizations (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, World Health Organization, United Nations)… More
January 2021 John E. McDonough,
President Joe Biden hopes to husband a new administration and, perhaps, a new politico-economic era distinct from that of President Donald Trump and… More
January 2021 Lauren A. Taylor, Elena Byhoff,
Context: Recent health policies incentivize health care providers to collaborate with community‐based organizations (CBOs), such as food pantries… More
December 2020 Dalton Conley,
If we have (re-)learned anything from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is that any new health shock is borne differentially by those of different… More
December 2020 Frederick J. Zimmerman,
The United States is failing in population health. Life expectancy in the United States is falling for the first time since reliable mortality records… More
November 2020 Sherry Glied,
Many advocates hope that addressing the quality of housing, or similar social needs, can help us escape from the quagmire of ever-increasing US health… More
November 2020 Sandro Galea,
This was supposed to be an election about health. For the first three years of his presidency, Donald Trump presided over what appeared to be a robust… More
November 2020 Arline T. Geronimus, Jay A. Pearson, Erin Linnenbringer, Alexa K. Eisenberg, Carmen Stokes, Landon D. Hughes, Amy J. Schulz,
Context: US population health inequity remains entrenched, despite mandates to eliminate it. To promote a public health approach of consequence in… More
October 2020 Amanda L. Brewster, Taressa K. Fraze, Laura M. Gottlieb, Jennifer Frehn, Genevra F. Murray, Valerie A. Lewis,
Context: One of the most important possibilities of value‐based payment is its potential to spur innovation in upstream prevention, such as… More
October 2020 David A. Kindig,
“Medical measures appear to have contributed little to the overall decline in mortality in the United States since about 1900.” Readers might assume… More
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