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The U.S. Health Care Safety Net: Intact, But Still Seriously …

WEB2000 National Academy of Medicine report on the U.S. Safety Net. “The 2000 report said America’s health care safety net is a patchwork of providers, funding and …

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A New $250 Million Approach to Addressing Health Care …

WEBUniversity of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Professor and Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics Senior Fellow Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD, has …

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Transportation Remains a Big Barrier to Health Care

WEBTransportation insecurity was linked to increased chances of cost-related drug nonadherence, food insecurity, and a decline in self-reported health status. The authors …

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Doctors, Nurses, and Managers Received Higher Wages

WEBThe researchers found that annual incomes for health care workers in Medicaid expansion states increased overall by slightly more than 2% after expansion …

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Integrating Social Needs Into Health Care Practice: …

WEBIn theory, optimal integrated health and social care focused on the social determinants is a close-quarters collaborative partnership. While physicians and nurses …

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Shivan Mehta Wins 2024 Clinical and Translational …

WEBShivan Mehta, MD, MSHP, an LDI Senior Fellow and the Associate Chief Innovation Officer at Penn Medicine has received the 2024 Association for Clinical and …

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Epidemiology Beyond The Basics 3rd Edition Full PDF / …

WEBEpidemiology Beyond The Basics 3rd Edition excels in this dance of discoveries. Regular updates ensure that the content landscape is ever-changing, introducing readers to new …

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Measuring Kidney Disease Progression May Be More …

WEBThe study, “Strategies to Guide Preemptive Waitlisting and Equity in Wait-Time Accrual by Race/Ethnicity,” was published in March 2024 in the Clinical Journal of the …

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Already in Fiscal Crisis, Rural Hospitals Face COVID-19

WEBIn the past 15 years, 172 rural hospitals across the U.S. have been closed. Lack of adequate local care facilities is a major challenge for rural populations as the …

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Sean Hennessy Wins Clinical Pharmacology Society Award

WEBSean Hennessy, PharmD, PhD, an LDI Senior Fellow and Professor at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine has won the American Society …

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Addressing Language Barriers to Digital Health Equity

WEBThese individuals now represent 9% of the U.S. population, or more than 25 million individuals. In Philadelphia, 23.9% of citizens speak a non-English language, …

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LDI Fellow Assesses Indigenous Health Disparities in the U.S. and …

WEBThe following excerpt is from an op-ed that first appeared in the Los Angeles Times on June 17th, 2024.. One of my patients who lives in Diné Bikéyah, the vast …

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Expanded Medicaid Boosts Access to Heart Care

WEBPeople with health insurance coverage are healthier, more likely to receive care when they need it, and less likely to die compared to people without it. This reality …

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Health Inequity in the United States: A Primer

WEBHealth Inequity in the United States: A Primer - Penn LDI. Download PDF. By any measure, the United States has a level of health inequity rarely seen among …

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Public Opinion and Health Reform

WEBKFF polls have found that a large share of the public (74 percent) have a favorable view of Medicaid, and about half (52 percent) believe the program is working …

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Health Inequity in the United States

WEBHealth Inequity in the United States A Primer By José J. Escarce, MD, PhD University of California at Los Angeles Adapted from a keynote speech at the 20th Anniversary …

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Worsening Faster Than It’s Improving: The U.S. Mental Health Care

WEBAlthough the White House, Congress, and state governments have launched various new initiatives designed to improve the U.S. mental health care …

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Fixing Medicare’s Problem of Inadequately Coordinated Care

WEBFixing Medicare's Care Coordination Problem. Watch on. This nine-minute video excerpt of Navathe’s testimony centers on the lack of adequate care coordination …

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Impact of Hospital Privatization

WEBTheir study, recently released as a working paper by the National Bureau of Economic Research, revealed for the first time that while privatization substantially …

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What Is “Affordable” Health Care

WEBFundamentally, affordability is a function of income, spending, and judgments about the value of goods and services for their price. This joint Penn LDI and …

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Kevin B. Mahoney, MBA, Senior Fellow

WEBKevin B. Mahoney is chief executive officer of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, a pillar of the Penn Medicine enterprise. He leads health system operations, …

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