On July 22, the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy will hosted a conference on Louisiana’s subscription model to expand access to Hepatitis C treatment for the state’s incarcerated and Medicaid patients with the infection.
Initiating antihypertensive medications before experiencing a cardiovascular disease-related clinical event was associated with reduced risk of AMI, stroke and death for all hypertensive patients identified in the new guidelines.
RCMAR Scientist Reginald Tucker-Seeley presents a model to consistently measure financial hardship to better inform cancer prevention research identify connections between socioeconomic circumstances and cancer risk-related behaviors and cancer screening among older adults.
In the struggle to help people with mental illness cope with their affliction, a powerful long term tool has been overlooked: school. Seth Seabury and Thomas Insel write on the importance of education in expanding opportunities for patients with serious mental illness.
A new USC Schaeffer Center study shows the return on investing in improving educational attainment for those diagnosed with serious mental illness by age twenty-five, projecting positive impacts on health and economic outcomes.
Neeraj Sood penned an analysis of Louisiana’s new path to curing hepatitis C among its Medicaid and prison populations. It is the first state to implement a solution proposed by Sood in a National Academies of Sciences consensus report and in a leading medical journal.