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Low wages, high risk strain nursing homes’ workforce

Long-term care facilities have struggled with staff shortages for years, but the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the burden and risks of such shortages, according to news reports. A July 6, 2021, CNN article examined the factors behind staff shortages,…

Philanthropic Impact: Meeting the moment

Unrestricted gifts help the School’s researchers weather the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health became a local, national, and international hub for evidence-based information about the pandemic, all while facing constant challenges…

A crisis on top of a crisis: COVID-19 and the opioid epidemic

February 16, 2021 - For people struggling with opioid use disorder, the COVID-19 pandemic has posed challenges at every turn. Michael Barnett, assistant professor of health policy and management at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, discussed…

‘Go find dental floss!’

During the pandemic, Harvard Chan School's Department of Health Policy and Management got creative with virtual programming to keep faculty, staff, and students feeling connected.

Telemedicine use surging in coronavirus pandemic

As people avoid hospitals and doctors’ offices to slow the spread of coronavirus, they’re increasingly using telemedicine—virtual connection with medical professionals via mobile devices or computer—according to a March 19, 2020 WGBH story. Several large telehealth companies are…