Research Corner

When Picking an ACA Plan Becomes An Olympic Event

When Picking an ACA Plan Becomes An Olympic Event By Stacie Dusetzina, PhD July 23, 2021 Stacie Dusetzina is an associate professor of health policy at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and a member of the 2021 Tradeoffs Research Council.┬áHer research focuses on measuring and evaluating the costs of prescription drugs. The long-delayed and still…

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How Medicaid Helps The Next Generation

Atheendar Venkataramani writes about new research showing how Medicaid coverage can help someone who hasn’t even been born yet.

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The Role of Hospitals in COVID-19 Disparities

Adam Gaffney looks at new research linking hospitals to racial disparities in COVID-19 mortality.

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How Do You Create a ‘Zero-Burnout’ Primary Care Practice?

Bianca Frogner on a new study highlighting common characteristics of primary care practices that avoid staff burnout.

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Charting the Uneven Progress in Medical School Diversity

Samantha Artiga discusses research showing how several racial and ethnic groups continue to be underrepresented in U.S. medical schools.

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Babies, Boats & Abstracts: An Insider’s Guide to Health Policy Conferences

Health economist Kosali Simon shares conference tips, stories and abstracts she’s excited for at AcademyHealth and ASHEcon.

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How Can Health Policy Researchers Measure Structural Racism?

Katy Backes Kozhimannil explores a review of how the impacts of structural racism have been studied in reproductive health.

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What NASCAR Can Teach Us About Pollution and Social Determinants of Health

Kosali Simon breaks down research that uses NASCAR’s switch to unleaded gas to explore the impact of pollution on kids’ cognitive development.

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Expanding Medicaid Research Beyond Medicaid Expansion

Joseph Benitez breaks down a recent study that he says can help move more Medicaid research beyond looking at the impact of Medicaid expansion.

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A Clearer Image of the Impact of Hospitals Buying Physician Practices

Ishani Ganguli on two new studies that use the number of imaging tests doctors order to understand the impact of hospitals buying physician practices.

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