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For years, telehealth has been touted as a potentially transformative technology that will increase health care access and efficiency. Although the use of telehealth already was growing, the pandemic drove a dramatic expansion. More
In 2019, US hospitals accounted for 36 million admissions and $1.2 trillion in spending (31% of national health expenditures). More
Context: Increased recognition of the epidemiology of trauma and its impact on individuals within and across human service delivery systems has… More
Social determinants of health are an important predictor of future health care costs but little is known about their impact on Medicaid spending. More
Racial health inequities are well-documented and pervasive in the United States, but there is still resistance to naming structural racism—and the resultant public policies— as the root cause of those inequities. More
May 2022 marked 25 years since President Bill Clinton’s federal apology for the US Public Health Service (PHS) Study of Untreated Syphilis in the… More
To live is to be in relationship with one another. Those relationships may be as close and personal as family or as distant and impersonal as merely… More
The tragic death of George Floyd in 2020 sparked a new era of increased public awareness among white people of racial injustice in America and the… More
Context: The effects of commerce on the public health are omnipresent. The commercial determinants of health (CDoH) represent a burgeoning area of… More
Context: In the United States in 2020, approximately 26 million individuals provided unpaid care to a family member or friend. On average, 60% of… More
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