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Rapid Response of an Academic Surgical Department to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Implications for Patients, Surgeons, and the Community

May 14, 2020
Elizabeth M. Lancaster, Julie A. Sosa, Amanda Sammann, Logan Pierce, Wen Shen,  Michael C. Conte, Elizabeth C. Wick

New California nurses have become jobless during coronavirus pandemic

May 06, 2020
The health care workforce landscape looks different now with elective surgeries postponed, hospitals cross training health care workers to do several jobs, and preparations put into place for surges of COVID-19 patients. “The entire health care system has become disrupted,” UCSF Professor Joanne...
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Implementing Community Resource Referral Technology: Facilitators And Barriers Described By Early Adopters

May 04, 2020
Yuri Cartier, Caroline Fichtenberg, and Laura M. Gottlieb Implementing Community Resource Referral Technology: Facilitators And Barriers Described By Early AdoptersHEALTH AFFAIRS VOL. 39, NO. 4: INTEGRATING SOCIAL SERVICES & HEALTH https://doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2019.01588
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Joanne Spetz appointed as the inaugural Brenda & Jeffrey L. Kang Presidential Chair in Healthcare Finance

April 30, 2020
We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Joanne Spetz has been appointed the inaugural Brenda and Jeffrey L. Kang Presidential Chair in Healthcare Finance, by Dean Talmadge King and simultaneously, she will immediately assume the role of Associate Director for Research at the Philip R. Lee...

How to Choose and Initiate a Novel Agent for Patients With CVD and Diabetes

April 22, 2020
While researchers originally explored sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide (GLP)-1 receptor agonists for their impact on blood glucose, the two classes of agents were unexpectedly found to have cardiovascular benefits. In this podcast, Ralph Brindis, MD, MPH,...

Ensuring and Sustaining a Pandemic Workforce

April 15, 2020
Erin P. Fraher, Ph.D., M.P.P.; Patricia Pittman, Ph.D.; Bianca K. Frogner, Ph.D.; Joanne Spetz, Ph.D.;  Jean Moore, Dr.P.H.; Angela J. Beck, Ph.D., M.P.H.; David Armstrong, Ph.D.; and Peter I. Buerhaus, Ph.D., R.N.

Patient and clinician perspectives on a patient‐facing dashboard

April 14, 2020
Patient and clinician perspectives on a patient‐facing dashboard that visualizes patient reported outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis.

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