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.
Out of the 1.3 million individuals between the ages of 50-79 who are diagnosed with cancer, only 15% of those cases will be caught early. Aspen Institute and USC Schaeffer Center partnered for an expert discussion on early detection technologies.
The Schaeffer Center, through the USC Center for Advancing Sociodemographic and Economic Study of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (CeASES-ADRD), is currently accepting applications to fund one-year research pilot projects.
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.