Karolina Grabowska — Copyright-free

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It’s been a busy week in federal health policy, and the Biden administration’s departure from the healthcare-related priorities of its predecessor’s is increasingly noticeable. …

Edward Jenner — Copyright-free

After President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion bill into law two weeks ago, analysts across the political spectrum warned about the risk of inflation. But the Administration is powering through: the White House is now working on a $3 trillion bill that would fund infrastructure, as well as a number…

Thirdman — Copyright-free

Last week, I flagged Amazon’s quiet expansion to 21 states (AHDoHN #21.9.). This week, the news of Amazon’s announcement to that effect made headlines. This could disrupt the way healthcare is delivered, especially since Amazon plans on expanding to all 50 states starting this summer.

In this edition, you will…

Karolina Grabowska — Copyright-free

Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of the WHO’s global pandemic declaration. For the occasion, President Biden gave his first primetime address since moving into the White House. According to Washington Post columnist Josh Rogin, it’s also been three years since diplomats first warned about the research on bat coronaviruses conducted…

Matthias Zomer — Copyright-free

Cybersecurity threats became a salient issue in the healthcare industry toward the end of 2020. I’m reading that in January alone, almost one million patient records were breached, and another report says that as many as 21 million medical health records were hacked in the second half of 2020. All…

Pixabay — Copyright-free

A flood of executive orders (some with a connection to healthcare) and the GameStop frenzy stole the headlines this week, yet there has been much movement with regard to healthcare.

In this edition, you will read about #16.1. a decade of misuse of federal funds meant for vaccine development, #16.2…

Anna Shvets and Sharefaith — Copyright-free

The new President was sworn in on Wednesday, which warrants a special edition of focused on the new administration’s top healthcare people and policy priorities.

In this special edition, you will read about nominations to key federal health roles, President Biden’s first executives orders…

Elise Amez-Droz

Health policy • Washington DC

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