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Health policy
Requests for brand name prescription drugs cost Medicare additional $1.7B in 2017
Published March 4, 2021
Opting for generic over brand name prescription drugs would save hundreds of millions a year, study finds
Public health
Survey finds frequent reports of missed medical care during pandemic
Published Jan 28, 2021
Survey also finds fear of being exposed to COVID-19 and financial setbacks as common reasons for missing medical care
Hopkins faculty co-found new international society for global health policy research
Published Nov 10, 2020
They aim for public health policy experts from various disciplines to break out of their academic or research silos to enhance collaboration for the greater good
U.S. policy
More U.S. adults report wanting the government to play a larger role in society
Published Oct 30, 2020
More adults supported health, unemployment, and income-related policies in April 2020 than did in September 2019
Investing in public health
Published Oct 26, 2020
America must invest in public health infrastructure rather than private interests if democracy is to be preserved, says physician and health policy expert Joshua Sharfstein
COVID-19
Anthony Fauci discusses state of U.S. coronavirus response
Published Oct 16, 2020 Video
Bloomberg School's Ellen MacKenzie spoke with the nation's top infectious diseases expert in the first installment of the university's Health Policy Forum series
Health Policy Forum
New event series kicks off with conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci
Published Oct 9, 2020
The series will facilitate conversations between Hopkins experts and leaders developing and implementing on-the-ground public health interventions
Interdisciplinary scholar
Global health policy expert named 34th BDP
Published July 2, 2018
Jeremy Shiffman, who comes from American University, views health care policy through the lens of political science
Commentary
AHCA puts children's health at risk
Published May 22, 2017
Public health expert Josh Sharfstein says legislation as drafted breaks 'core guarantee' / Journal of the American Medical Association
Q+A
The rising costs of prescription drugs
Published April 3, 2017
Health policy expert Gerard Anderson discusses the business of big pharma