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Michelle Mello: Biden's New Vaccine Mandates

September 2021

President Biden announced sweeping new mandates meant to push an estimated two-thirds of American workers to get the COVID-19 vaccine and stem the tide of the latest Delta wave of the pandemic...

Pandemic Models Can Be More Useful: Here’s How

September 2021

Joshua Salomon and colleague Alyssa Bilinski write in this Health Affairs blog that there is an unmet need for a hybrid modeling approach: models that explore long-term questions, as in scenario...

Celebrating the Launch of the New Department of Health Policy

September 2021

Stanford Health Policy celebrated the launch of the new Department of Health Policy on Sept. 1, 2021, as well as SHP Director Douglas K. Owens being named inaugural chair of the 13th basic sciences...

Health Experts Recommend Diabetes Screenings at 35 as Obesity Climbs

September 2021

Health experts are now recommending that clinicians begin screening patients for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes at age 35.

The COVID-19 Pandemic Spurs Outbreak of Another Kind: Litigation

September 2021

In this New England Journal of Medicine perspective, SHP's Michelle Mello writes that more than 1,000 lawsuits have challenged public health orders shuttering business, banning indoor worship,...

Do As Docs Say, Not As They Do

August 2021

Does having more health information actually change behavior? Freakonomics Radio host Bapu Jena talks to SHP's Maria Polyakova and her colleague Petra Persson to explore whether doctors make...

When Low Tech Wins

August 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic forced clinicians and patients to adopt telemedicine. In this New England Journal of Medicine perspective, Health Services Research master's alum Jacqueline Baras Shreibati...

Tackling COVID-19 Among Prison Populations in California and Beyond

August 2021

The SHP prison project team is out with two more studies to help prisons prevent and reduce the spread of the coronavirus.

Democracies Linked To Greater Universal Health Coverage Compared With Autocracies, Even In An Economic Recession

August 2021

Democracies are more likely than autocracies to maintain universal health coverage, even amid economic recessions, when access to affordable, effective health services matters most, according to new...

Improving the Performance of Health Plan Payment Systems

August 2021

Sherri Rose illustrates ways to improve payments to health-care plans, making them more efficiently and fairly distributed.

Legal Look at Proof of Vaccination & Ongoing Fight Against COVID-19

July 2021

Stanford health law experts Michelle Mello and David Studdert discuss the ongoing pandemic, proof of vaccination “passports” at the state and federal levels, and a July 19 ruling that Indiana...

Are Hospitals Adhering To New Federal Price Transparency Regulations?

July 2021

President Biden has reinforced a federal policy that calls for U.S. hospitals to make their pricing more transparent by listing them on a user-friendly platform so consumers can comparison shop. But...

My Husband Had a Stroke After His COVID Vaccine. We Gave Our Kid His Shot Anyway

July 2021

Michelle Mello writes in this San Francisco Chronicle commentary that her husband had a stroke a few days after getting his COVID vaccine. On the same day he checked into a hospital, their son was...

Sherri Rose Wins Prestigious Spiegelman Award for Contributions to Public Health Statistics

June 2021

It's the second recognition this year for Sherri Rose, whose work is making significant contributions to health statistics.

Stanford Researchers Champion Open and Reproducible Science

June 2021

Stanford’s Center for Open and Reproducible Science aims to make science – and research in general – more effective and accessible. “Stanford is absolutely the right place to have a center like CORES...

Stanford’s Michelle Mello and David Studdert on SCOTUS ACA Decision

June 2021

In its third major decision about the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Supreme Court rejects efforts to undo the popular health care law.

SHP-Kaiser Collaboration on Estimates and Projections of Racial/Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage

June 2021

Stanford Health Policy and the Kaiser Family Foundation are collaborating to examine the disparities in meeting vaccination benchmarks by using state-reported vaccination data by race/ethnicity and...

Rosenkranz Prize Winners Focus on Child and Maternal Health

June 2021

This year’s Rosenkranz Prize winners are both working to better understand preeclampsia in pregnancies and a form of childhood malnutrition in lower-resourced countries in an effort to find medical...

Incorporating Health Equity Into COVID-19 Reopening Plans: Policy Experimentation in California

June 2021

Michelle Mello evaluates the benefits and challenges of California's novel health equity focus in its reopening efforts and outlines recommendations for other U.S. states to address disparities...

Passing the Test: A Model-Based Analysis of Safe School-Reopening Strategies

June 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has provoked historic educational disruptions. In an effort to inform public policy on the school re-opening debate, a team of researchers developed a model to simulate...

Maya Rossin-Slater Wins Faculty Women’s Forum Award

June 2021

The awards honor individuals for their outstanding work supporting women at Stanford through role modeling, allyship, leadership and sponsorship.

Even Short-Term Treatment of Vets With Opioid Use Disorder Is Effective

June 2021

The Veterans Administration is the largest provider of opioid use disorder treatment in the United States. In new Stanford Health Policy research, PhD student Jack Ching and faculty find short-term...

5 Questions: David Relman on Investigating Origin of Coronavirus

June 2021

Microbiologist David Relman discusses the importance of understanding how the coronavirus emerged.

Contact-tracing App Curbed Spread of COVID in England and Wales

May 2021

SHP's Jason Wang writes in this Nature article that digital contact tracing has the potential to limit the spread of COVID-19.

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