Browsing: Health Policy Journal Club

While hotspotting seems like a promising concept, a study shows that a care-transition program may not be effective in medically complex and socially complex communities.
Despite the dedication of emergency departments to serve anyone, anywhere, anytime, evidence shows unacceptable disparities in the emergency care for patients who are Black, indigenous, and people of
Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok have connected humanity at an unprecedented level, pushing us to remain "plugged in" to social media at all times. This mentality has permeated our driving beh
In the midst of a global pandemic, with worsening COVID-19 case numbers in the United States, the fair and equitable allocation of limited health care resources poses a challenge. How can clinicians p
What makes out of hospital cardiac arrest more survivable? New evidence shows it's the dual dispatch of EMS and Fire teams.
One more reason to pay attention to health policy: Your race or ethnic background may play a role in analyzing whether you receive pain treatment when seeking emergency medical services.
Why do patients seek emergency care? That key question can help frame the conversation about Medicaid expansion and ED volume.
Death toll 62% higher when LCMs used -- high fatality mass shootings at a higher rate in non-ban states whether or not an LCM is used. Just some of the stark statistics in this report that bring this
It is clear from this study that frequent ED users are a population with many interdisciplinary needs, and integrated data systems can help identify needs that might be otherwise obscured when focusin
A look at California's efforts to take on the "Oh no!" of OON (out-of-network) provider bills who delivered care at an INN (in-network) facility. The solution changed negotiations between docs and ins