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Lorcan Clarke, Michael Anderson, Rob Anderson, Morten Bonde Klausen, Rebecca Forman, Jenna Kerns, Adrian Rabe, Søren Rud Kristensen, Pavlos Theodorakis, Jose Valderas, Hans Kluge, Elias Mossialos,
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Denise D. Payán, Paul Brown, Anna V. Song,
Jeff Niederdeppe, Liana B. Winett, Yiwei Xu, Erika Franklin Fowler, Sarah E. Gollust,
Betsy Q. Cliff, Anton L. V. Avanceña, Richard A. Hirth, Shoo-Yih Daniel Lee,
Liam Bendicksen, Benjamin N. Rome, Jerry Avorn, Aaron S. Kesselheim,
Marcella Alsan, Amy N. Finkelstein,
Shenam Ticku, Jane Barrow, Ralph Fuccillo, John E. McDonough,
Petra W. Rasmussen, David Anderson,
Alan B. Cohen,
As this issue of the Quarterly goes to press, the global struggle with COVID-19 is midway through its second year. Infection rates are surging once… More
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
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
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
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
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
Margo G. Wootan, Angela Amico, Michael F. Jacobson, Cindy Leung, Walter Willett,
This article describes a strategic combination of research, advocacy, corporate campaigns, communications, grassroots mobilization, legislation, regulatory actions, and litigation against companies and government to secure a national policy to remove artificial trans fat from the US food system. More
F. Reed Johnson, Juan Marcos Gonzalez, Jui-Chen Yang, Semra Ozdemir, Steven Kymes,
Context: The direct and indirect impacts of serious mental illness (SMI) on health care systems and communities represents a significant burden.… More
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
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
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