Briefings Archive

Period:

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Do symptomatic and asymptomatic patients stay positive for SARS-CoV-2 for the same period of time? A new study sheds light and offers other insights.
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Pay cuts for heroes? 2021 proposed physician fee schedule published

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Emergency room visit trends during the pandemic. Fewer patients. Sicker patients
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Tests results are taking too long. Six states tired of waiting band together
  • The medical liability protection update: Congress still mulling it over

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • BREAKING: A new paper reports various cancers went undiagnosed during the first peak of the covid-19 pandemic. Why this may not be nearly as bad as it sounds
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Will the US healthcare system pass this test? Did the ACA already make an impact?
  • HHS extends funding deadline

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Do patients with covid-19 have increased risk for blood clots in the lung?
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Fourth Coronavirus relief bill plods forward. Will Congress fund testing and contact tracing? Unemployment benefits also hang in the balance

(Week in Review)
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Health justice demands global supply of remdesivir
  • The FDA seeks home-based coronavirus tests. Will they work?
  • The CDC updates its isolation guidelines
  • CDC releases school reopening statements. No specific guidelines provided

(Week in Review)
RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • School closures correlate with decreased covid-19 incidence
  • Some patients have more severe covid-19 than others. A study suggests genetics play a role
  • A decline in heart transplants due to covid-19, the waitlist actually dwindles