New research in American Journal of Preventive Medicine led by USC health economist Rosalie Liccardo Pacula finds that single use purchases of cannabis in states that have legalized typically allow for enough THC to supply a daily user for an entire month or more.
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USC Schaeffer Center and Aspen Institute Advisory Panel Recommend Ways to Modernize Health Technology Assessment in the U.S.
The U.S. has no public organization dedicated to producing and evaluating HTAs despite the potential of HTAs providing critical input about price and value, while also recognizing the contribution of innovation to advancing health and healthcare.
Monthly Cost Sharing Doubles Throughout the Year for Some Medicare Insulin Users
Schaeffer Center researchers examined how use of insulin changes as cost-sharing fluctuates over the course of the year for Medicare Part D beneficiaries.
Survey Results Show Evidence Americans are Feeling COVID Fatigue, Engaging in Less Protective Behaviors
Analysis of a survey that was conducted between April and November of 2020 shows a concerning trend: Individuals reported engaging in 16 evidence-based protective measures less frequently in November compared to April. Only mask wearing was up considerably.
Universal Vaccine Adoption Will Require Coordinated, Creative Strategy Say Experts at USC Schaeffer Event
According to a survey of Americans conducted in December, only 63% of individuals surveyed said they would take the COVID-19 vaccine, down from 83% in March. Schaeffer Center hosted an expert webinar on strategies to increase vaccine adoption.