In its current state, public health has limited political power and capacity to address the social, economic, and ...
This report evaluates disparities in health and health care across racial and ethnic groups, both within states and between U ...
America has reached the one-year point in a complex, challenging undertaking with no real parallel in modern social welfare policy. On April 1, 2023, state governments, operating under broad ...
Montgomery, Alabama’s capital, is known as the birthplace of gynecology. It’s a brutal history, as the field’s “founding father,” J. Marion Sims, advanced his work through experimentation on enslaved ...
In capitated health care payment models, commonly used in managed care plans and value-based care, providers receive a lump sum per patient that’s intended to cover all costs, regardless of the type ...
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the central importance of a well-functioning health care system. Nations that ensure affordable, efficient, and equitable access to quality care are at a clear ...
At a time when half the U.S. population gets health insurance through an employer, the Commonwealth Fund National Task Force on the Future Role of Employers in the U.S. Health System will examine the ...
This year in the United States, an estimated 2 million people will receive a new cancer diagnosis, and a growing proportion will be younger adults and people of color. Many of these cases could be ...
School-based mental health programs can provide a supportive environment that recognizes and responds to the needs of young ...
For many people, primary care is their first point of contact with the health system, and decades of evidence shows it is critical for population health, health equity, and the overall efficiency of ...