News & Opinion - 2021
- – WSJ Opinion|Cpmmentary
A False Narrative About ‘Misinformation’ and Covid Vaccines
In this op-ed in The Wall Street Journal, Bob Kaplan writes that vaccine hesitancy is a pre-existing condition: "The internet is awash with misinformation about the vaccines. But data distortion seems to have little effect on vaccine uptake."
- – San Francisco Chronicle: OP
Why Biden's new plan to overcome vaccine hesitancy isn't going to work
Op-Ed: When it comes to vaccination, care providers must that take a patients’ personal fears and unique circumstances into consideration, says CERC’s Bob Kaplan and Stanford grad student Aimee Lansdale.
- – Psychology Today
The 7 Best Tactics to Persuade the Vaccine-Hesitant
Psychology Today: Effective tactics for persuading the vaccine-hesitant were identified by CERC’s Kevin Schulman and Stacy Wood’s NEJM article, “Beyond Politics – Promoting Covid-19 Vaccination in the US.”
- – HSR
Challenges and opportunities for administrative simplification in US health care
Anuraag Chigurupati and Bob Kocher respond to CERC’s “Reducing Administrative Costs in US Health Care: Assessing Single Payer and Its Alternatives,” published in HSR March 31, 2021.
- – Stanford Report
Over first year of pandemic, confronting uncertainty with action at Stanford Medicine
In this look back at Stanford Medicine’s response to Covid-19 on the pandemic’s one-year anniversary, CERC’s Kevin Schulman weighed in on promoting vaccine distribution in polarized country.
- – USA Today
Op-Ed: COVID-19 cases are falling. This could be the beginning of the end of the pandemic.
Herd immunity may already be taking hold, but this is not the time to back away from vaccines, masks and social distancing, says CERC’s Robert Kaplan.
- – CERC Article
The No Surprises Act Brings Consumers long-needed Protection
The law comes as a third of Americans say they’ve received a surprise medical bill in recent years, at no fault of their own,