The results reinforce the need to evaluate policies and practices around detecting impairment, according to the researchers.
Americans dramatically cut back on preventive and elective healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic’s first two months. The research also reveals the increasing use of telemedicine—but not at rates high enough to offset reduced in-person care.
Researchers are evaluating rapid antigen tests with first responders who volunteered for the study. A second phase will focus on school-aged children, teachers and staff.
Three budding experts have been awarded support for projects aimed at improving the lives of older adults facing Alzheimer’s and dementia.
The project will focus on physician consolidation, surprise billing, out-of-pocket spending and policies to address healthcare prices.