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July 2021 Marcella Alsan, Amy N. Finkelstein,
From Scurvy to Streptomycin to Social Policy
Their cases were as similar as I could have them.
—James Lind, 17531
With deep roots in clinical… More
July 2021 Benjamin J. McMichael,
Context: As many parts of the United States continue to face physician shortages, the increased use of nurse practitioners (NPs) can improve access to… More
July 2021 Shenam Ticku, Jane Barrow, Ralph Fuccillo, John E. McDonough,
The 2000 Surgeon General’s report identified the state of oral health in America as an issue of major concern, highlighting significant disparities… More
July 2021 Petra W. Rasmussen, David Anderson,
Context: The Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual health insurance marketplaces rely on purchasers to make informed choices to impose price and… More
June 2021 Rebecca C.H. Brown, Kamal Mahtani, Amadea Turk, Stephanie Tierney,
Social prescribing is an effort to recognize and address the broader, nonclinical contributors to health and well-being made by social and economic factors, while maintaining the clinical role of medically trained staff. More
June 2021 Rachel E. Fabi, Brendan Saloner, Holly Taylor,
Context: Even though nearly 6% of citizen babies born in the United States have at least one undocumented parent, undocumented immigrants are… More
June 2021 Richard G. Frank, Thomas G. McGuire, Ian Nason,
Context: The image of generic drugs as a commodity sold in competitive markets is an oversimplification, as evidenced by increasing accounts of price… More
April 2021 Frank J. Thompson, Jennifer Farnham, Emmy Tiderington, Michael K. Gusmano, Joel C. Cantor,
Context: The Affordable Care Act extended Medicaid eligibility to large numbers of individuals experiencing or at risk of homelessness. This… More
April 2021 George Maliha, Sara Gerke, I. Glenn Cohen, Ravi B. Parikh,
After more than a decade of promise and hype, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are finally making inroads into clinical… More
March 2021 Jonathan Purtle, Rennie Joshi, Félice Lê-Scherban, Rosie Mae Henson, Ana V. Diez Roux,
Context: A substantive body of research has explored what factors influence elected officials’ opinions about health issues. However, no studies… More
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