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A Novel Approach to Crisis Standards of Care

Bill of Health

Though crisis standards of care are meant to provide an ethics-based approach to the complex process of allocating scarce health care resources, in reality, they fall short. Even the best laid plans cannot guarantee an equitable division of health care resources.

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Health Disparities in America: JAMA Talks Structural Racism in U.S. Health Care

Health Populi

They conclude, “the US is consistently the wealthiest country in the world with subpar levels of coverage for a core set of health services; these findings provide additional evidence of the need to reduce disparities.”

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Learning from Dr. Eric Topol, Live from Medecision Liberation 2019

Health Populi

That paragraph imagines how our homes can and should be our health hubs, enabled by connectivity (ensuring net neutrality and fast lines for all), privacy and data security, and universal health care access. That, too, was a prime Dr. Topol moment, wearing his health policy hat: his belief that the U.S.

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Calling Out Health Equity on Martin Luther King Day 2019

Health Populi

Those of us whose work touches any aspect of health and health care must attend to public health and commit to reducing health disparities in America. This post is updated from previous versions that have run here on Health Populi to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s, s, birthday. .