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Effects of the ACA on Health Care Cost Containment

WEBHealth costs grew by 5.8 percent in 2015, and preliminary estimates by the Altarum Institute indicate a steady growth rate of 5.4 percent over 2015. Analysis of the ACA’s effects on …

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Health Inequity in the United States: A Primer

WEBHealth Inequity in the United States: A Primer - Penn LDI. Download PDF. By any measure, the United States has a level of health inequity rarely seen among developed nations. …

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Essentials Of Biostatistics In Public Health [PDF] , …

WEBThe Essentials of Biostatistics for Physicians, Nurses, and Clinicians is an excellent reference for doctors, nurses, and other practicing clinicians in the fields of medicine, …

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Three Ways to Fix Value-Based Payments

WEBWhat should doctors think about when recommending a medical procedure: insurance reimbursements or patient health? In a fee-for-service health care organization, …

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Public Opinion and Health Reform

WEBKFF polls have found that a large share of the public (74 percent) have a favorable view of Medicaid, and about half (52 percent) believe the program is working well for most …

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A Federal Court Ruling Puts Free Preventive Care at Risk

WEBThe following excerpt is from an op-ed that first appeared in The Hill on July 20th, 2024.. A long-awaited court decision has finally arrived, with disturbing health implications: The …

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Why the CDC’s Environmental Justice Index Holds the …

WEBThe combination of environmental factors and social determinants plays a pivotal role in shaping health outcomes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and …

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The Future of Value-Based Payment: A Road Map to 2030

WEBExecutive Summary. A decade after the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the vision of moving the U.S. health care system “from volume to value” has been partially realized, …

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Health Inequity in the United States

WEBHealth Inequity in the United States A Primer By José J. Escarce, MD, PhD University of California at Los Angeles Adapted from a keynote speech at the 20th Anniversary …

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Worsening Faster Than It’s Improving: The U.S. Mental Health Care

WEBAlthough the White House, Congress, and state governments have launched various new initiatives designed to improve the U.S. mental health care delivery system in recent …

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Penn’s Nationally Renowned Accidental Health Economist

WEBFunded by a grant from the National Center for Health Services Research, the interdisciplinary conference project also resulted in the production of a 389-page …

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Rachel M. Werner, MD, PhD

WEBRachel M. Werner, MD, PhD is the Executive Director of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. She is Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania …

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How Inadequate Hospital Staffing Continues to Burn Out

WEBThat became a concern for 58% of nurses during the pandemic. Before the pandemic, 64.9% of medical-surgical nurses reported insufficient staffing. That rose to 75% during …

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Title X Rule Change Reduced Teen Access to Health Care

WEBThe 2019 changes to Title X were reversed in 2021, enabling previously funded clinics to reapply for the program. The program is working to rebuild. However, our data show that …

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Health Insurance from Employers Not Threatened—Yet—by Gene …

WEBIn Health Affairs Scholar, LDI Senior Fellows Jalpa Doshi, Atul Gupta, Mark Pauly, and Alexander Olssen say that despite the growth in gene therapy options and predictions …

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Addressing Language Barriers to Digital Health Equity

WEBThese individuals now represent 9% of the U.S. population, or more than 25 million individuals. In Philadelphia, 23.9% of citizens speak a non-English language, which is …

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Better Communication for the Next Pandemic

WEBHere are four of their recommendations for effective health communication: 1. Communicate policies actively or they won’t be used. Use analogies and metaphors that all groups can …

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Sindhu K. Srinivas, MD, MSCE

WEBSindhu K. Srinivas, MD, MSCE is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania, where she is the Vice-chair for Quality and Safety, and …

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Impact of Hospital Privatization

WEBTheir study, recently released as a working paper by the National Bureau of Economic Research, revealed for the first time that while privatization substantially improves …

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Disclosing Mental Illness At Work

WEBMany people with serious mental illness can recover, achieve, and succeed in the competitive workforce. The study, “ Workplace Disclosure of Serious Mental Illness and …

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Expanding Access to Naloxone: A Review of Distribution Strategies

WEBBird, McAuley, Perry, & Hunter (2016) found that a national program in Scotland to distribute naloxone to people released from prison (a time of high risk for overdose) was …

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