There is no one-size-fits-all health system that will work for every country, according to Rifat Atun, professor of global health systems at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. What’s most important, he said, is that a system…
The coronavirus pandemic has put the U.S. health system under tremendous strain—and hospitals that care for the poor and vulnerable are facing the most pressure, say experts.
Eleven teams affiliated with Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health were selected for the Harvard Innovation Labs Fall 2020 i-lab Venture Program cohort.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacted a dramatic mental health toll on health care workers, including Lorna Breen, a physician and director of the emergency department at New York-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, who committed suicide earlier this year, according to…
Get your flu shot this year. That’s the strong advice from health experts worried that a double whammy of the flu plus COVID-19 could lead to an overtaxed health care system.
A work requirement policy imposed by the state of Arkansas on Medicaid participants failed to achieve its stated goal of boosting employment, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Instead, the policy…
Fast and easy coronavirus testing could help the U.S. get back to some semblance of normalcy during the coronavirus pandemic, according to surgeon, writer, and public health researcher Atul Gawande.
Lessons can be learned from how Japan's regionalized public health system has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, say experts.
Medicaid expansion does increase state spending, but the cost is covered by the federal revenue provided through the program, according to Benjamin Sommers, professor of health policy and economics at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Health care spending in the U.S. is higher than that of all other high-income countries, yet the U.S. has worse health outcomes and the lowest rate of health insurance coverage than its peer nations.