Research Corner

How Different Is Care Delivered by Docs vs. NPs?

Bianca Frogner looks at the latest research comparing services offered by primary care doctors and NPs.

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What Role Did Medicaid Play in Previous Pandemics?

Kosali Simon on a paper comparing infant mortality in flu pandemics before and after the introduction of Medicaid.

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When More Information Doesn’t Equal More Cost-Effective Care

Ishani Ganguli on research examining if patients who got enhanced reports received fewer services in the following year.

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Have Private Equity Nursing Homes Done Worse With COVID-19?

Tamara Konetzka on research exploring the impact of nursing home ownership on COVID-19 fatalities.

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How Important Is the ACA for People Who Lose Their Jobs?

Larry Levitt on a study comparing health insurance retention for people who lost their jobs before and after the ACA went into effect.

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What a Study on Post-Op Complications Does and Doesn’t Tell Us About Racial Disparities

Pediatrician and scholar Rhea Boyd on research examining differences in post-op complications between white and Black kids.

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How Do Police Killings Affect High School Students?

Atheendar Venkataramani on data comparing L.A. high schoolers who did and did not live in a community with a police killing.

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Would You Sleep More if Someone Paid You?

University of Minnesota health economist Sayeh Nikpay on the surprising findings of a sleep RCT.

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What Can We Learn From Physician Salaries?

Bapu Jena looks at new research examining one of the largest data sets of physician pay.

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Research Corner: Masks, Flint and Primary Care

Physician and economist Bapu Jena discusses a pair of interesting new health policy research papers with implications for COVID-19, primary care and more. 

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