The Vaccine Distribution Effort Is More than a Solution to Covid-19—It’s also a Chance to Solve Broader Health System Challenges

The Vaccine Distribution Effort Is More than a Solution to Covid-19

It’s also a chance to solve broader health system challenges. Learn about three that stand out for the benefits they can bring—both now and over the long term.
Economic Impacts of Health Disparities in Texas 2020—an Update in the Time of COVID-19

Health Disparities in Texas

January 12, 2021

We estimate the economic burden of racial and ethnic health disparities in one of the nation's most populous and diverse states.
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As 2020 Ended, Health Jobs Were Down 3 Percent but Recovering Faster than Overall Economy

Since the unprecedented jobs losses of March and April 2020, health care employment has been recovering faster than overall employment, regaining about two-thirds (68%) of the jobs lost, while the economy overall has regained a bit over half (56%) of jobs lost.

January 08, 2021

The Vaccine Distribution Effort Is More than a Solution to Covid-19—It’s also a Chance to Solve Broader Health System Challenges 

Last week health care workers and long-term care residents began receiving the Covid-19 vaccine. Within months, the vaccine will reach nearly every jurisdiction in the country. It’s a historic public health mobilization, but also a rare opportunity to strengthen our health infrastructure.

December 22, 2020

COVID-19 Shocks the US Health Sector: A Review of Early Economic Impacts

Early analysis of 2020 Bureau of Economic Analysis data suggests ways that next year’s report from the CMS actuaries will look different from this year’s – or any year’s before that – with hospital spending down while prices are up, home health care substituting for nursing home case, and some professional services in dire straits.  

December 17, 2020

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