The Kingdon Framework: Part 1
A deep dive into Kingdon's America-centric framework of policymaking, starting with the elements of policymaking present within the Executive and Capitol Hill.
A cyclical service delivery cascade in the context of HIV
How does changing one tiny bit of a service delivery cascade change the way we think about it? Plus the cost-effectiveness of gene therapies, consumer trust in storing health data, and nudging old people to write advance directives for EOL care.
Weekly Roundup: Sex differences in Partner Selection
Plus resource allocation in a pandemic, using Twitter to crowdsource symptoms, the relationship between being indebted and subjective well-being, and improving a hospital's public quality metrics.
The Right to Health during the COVID-19 pandemic
The Right to Health is an important legal concept. But does it actually make a difference when the time comes?
The Inverse Care Law
Socially disadvantaged people get less healthcare than socially advantaged people despite all the efforts to the contrary. Why is this? The Inverse Care Law forms the basis of a framework for getting some answers. But that just brings us to another question. What can we do about it?
Social Health and Rural Populations
The effect of social health insurance is often thought to be universally positive. The results, however, are mixed at best.
Systems, Insurance, Money, and COVID-19
Your weekly, opinionated dose of health systems and economics fresh from the press.