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Alan B. Cohen,
With this issue of the Milbank Quarterly, we complete a year-long celebration of the journal’s centennial anniversary. In April, we released a… More
Katelyn Girtain, Sural Shah, Ana C. Monterrey, J. Raul Gutierrez, Mark Kuczewski, Julie M. Linton,
The United States is home to 44.9 million immigrants who contribute unique assets, economic stability, and rich lived experiences to communities… More
Stephen Molldrem, Anthony K J Smith, Alexander McClelland,
On October 17th, 2022, the US Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) adopted a nonbinding resolution about domestic molecular HIV… More
Peter J. Neumann, Elliott Crummer, James D. Chambers, Sean R. Tunis,
Context: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s accelerated-approval pathway expedites patient access to promising treatments. However,… More
Chanee D. Fabius, Safiyyah M. Okoye, Mingche M. J. Wu, Andrew D. Jopson, Linda C. Chyr, Julia Burgdorf, Jeromie Ballreich, Danny Scerpella, Jennifer L. Wolff,
A framework and analyses describing the variable relationships between LTSS-relevant environmental factors and person-reported care experiences. More
Monica Aggarwal, Brian Hutchison, Reham Abdelhalim, G. Ross Baker,
Context: Despite significant investments to transform primary care, Canada lags behind its peers in providing timely access to regular doctors or… More
Steven H. Woolf, Roy T. Sabo, Derek A. Chapman, Jong Hyung Lee,
Context: Increasing polarization of states reached a high point during the COVID-19 pandemic, when the party affiliation of elected officials often… More
Anne M. Roux, Kaitlin K. Miller, Sha Tao, Jessica E. Rast, Jonas Ventimiglia, Paul T. Shattuck, Lindsay L. Shea,
Context: Employment is a key social determinant of health. As such, high rates of unemployment, underemployment, and poverty across the rapidly… More
Although it will not fully solve patent barriers to the access of medicines, implementation of compulsory licensing (and specifically those for the import and export of pharmaceutical products) will provide governments with another tool to safeguard their population’s public health. More
Justin M. Lopez, Holly Wing, Sara L. Ackerman, Danielle Hessler, Laura M. Gottlieb,
Context: A growing crop of national policies has emerged to encourage health care delivery systems to ask about and try to address patients’ social… More
Peiyin Hung, Marion Granger, Nansi Boghossian, Jiani Yu, Sayward Harrison, Jihong Liu, Berry A. Campbell, Bo Cai, Chen Liang, Xiaoming Li,
Context: With the increases in nationwide hospital maternity unit closures, there is a greater need for telehealth services for the supervision,… More
Maria-Elena De Trinidad Young, Sharon Tafolla, Fabiola M. Perez-Lua,
The tensions among state
immigrant policies, local immigration climates, and federal policy changes indicate that state immigrant policies are not implemented equally across state communities, resulting in challenges and limited benefits from policies for many immigrant communities. More
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