Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth technology had been incrementally changing the practice of family medicine in the United States.
Hospitals, health plans and other organizations in the healthcare system increasingly recognize that the health of patients depends not only on medical interventions, but also on social ones.
Primary healthcare plays a vital role in women’s health throughout all stages of life. But as the COVID-19 pandemic has made apparent, the primary care system in the United States often fails to meet the full range of women’s healthcare needs.
Massachusetts led the nation in rapidly deploying progressive new policies to temporarily expand access to telehealth across payers and providers during the COVID-19 pandemic—prompting exponential growth in the use of telehealth, including telebehavioral health—in just a few months.
The COVID-19 global pandemic has led to rapid and significant changes for employers across every industry.
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, many governors were looking for ways to strengthen substance use disorder (SUD) provider capacity as part of their comprehensive response to the opioid epidemic.
As this decade begins, Americans are increasingly apprehensive about the privacy of their personal information. Nowhere is this issue more important than in regard to health data, a type of information that can contain extremely personal details about an individual.
Although delayed as a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency, there are persistent and ongoing efforts to reform the Medicare Part D benefit.
The COVID-19 crisis has brought great adversity, and our health systems and academic centers are responding with innovation.
Populations who use long-term services and supports (LTSS) are particularly vulnerable to contracting COVID-19 and experiencing severe cases, due to their age or because they often live with one or more chronic conditions.