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To say that we live in uncertain times would be a gross understatement. As the June 2020 issue of the Quarterly goes to press, the United States is… More
Context: Out‐of‐network air ambulance bills are a growing problem for consumers. Because most air ambulance transports are out‐of‐network and… More
Alex Rushforth and Trisha Greenhalgh of the University of Oxford describe the role of clinical guidelines in a so-far unsuccessful attempt by academic researchers to radically change asthma management in the United Kingdom using a precision medicine biomarker. More
Context: Integrated care is a broad concept, used to describe a connected set of clinical, organizational, and policy changes aimed at improving… More
Context: Community‐engaged research (CEnR) aims to engender meaningful academic‐community partnerships to increase research quality and impact,… More
Not only is the US population unhealthier overall than many of its peers, but there also are stark racial and social health disparities driven by inequitable socioeconomic conditions and racism, which make it harder to adhere to physical distancing requirements. More
Nason Maani and Sandro Galea of the Boston University School of Public Health discuss the impact of cuts in public health funding and gaps in the organization of US public health. More
Context: Over the past several decades, health care in the United States has undergone substantial and rapid change. At the heart of this change is an… More
Context: The Flint, Michigan, water crisis resulted from a state‐appointed emergency financial manager’s cost‐driven decision to switch Flint’s… More
Barbara Starfield built the field of primary care research and galvanized research and policy documenting the central importance of primary care in… More
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