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Making Progress in Cancer Diagnostics: Clinical Practice and Policy
Join the Health, Medicine and Society Program of the Aspen Institute and the USC Schaeffer Center for a webinar on new clinical advances in cancer screening and the policy issues surrounding access to and adoption of these advances.
Changes in Health Services Use Among Commercially Insured US Populations During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The researchers examine changes in health care use during the first 2 months of the COVID-19 pandemic in March and April of 2020 relative to March and April of 2019 and 2018, and to examine whether changes in use differ by patient’s zip code–level race/ethnicity or income.
For the Sake of Kidney Patients, Vote No on Proposition 23
As a kidney doctor and health policy researcher, I am appalled that patients have become a bargaining chip in a game that could result in massive dialysis shortages, increased costs, and death.
PNAS: Decoding the Mystery of American Pain Reveals a Warning for the Future
In America today, the elderly report less pain than those in midlife. This is the mystery of American pain.
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Chronic diseases are among the most preventable and costliest conditions, consuming the overwhelming majority of Medicare resources. The Schaeffer Center assembles leading minds from across disciplines to address this challenge, striving to simplify labyrinthine systems of care and promote healthier outcomes.