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In 2018, the U.S. heart transplant allocation system was modified with the goal of improving access to heart transplants. This brief examines the impact of this policy change on equity in transplant access among patients at the greatest risk of pre-transplant death.
As telehealth use surged during the COVID-19 pandemic, understanding its use for outpatient evaluation and the extent it continues to serve as a substitute for in-person care are important analyses. This brief examines national Medicare claims data to better understand whether the use of...
A multidisciplinary U-M team, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, developed a series of COVID-19 data tracking tools to inform public health responses in Michigan throughout the pandemic.
U-M researchers examine barriers to primary and specialty pain care for patients taking opioids for chronic pain and outline a series of policy considerations to improve access.
U-M researchers analyze the relationship between virtual care adoption among primary care practices and emergency department visits or hospitalizations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.