An editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine co-authored by Amitahb Chandra has received attention in the news.
Harvard Pop Center faculty member Nancy Krieger, PhD, makes a proposal to federal legislators that brings home the impact of their slashed environmental and public health regulations in this op-ed in the Boston Globe.
In this JAMA Forum. Ashish Jha, MD, a Harvard Center for Population and Development faculty member, expresses praise – and some words of caution – regarding a new government program dedicated to exploring the social determinants of health. The demonstration project, Accountable Health Communities (AHCs), will assess whether addressing health-related social needs among Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries can reduce health care costs at the community level.