Topic List : Health Policy
New members of National Academy of Medicine
Laurence Baker, Jeffrey Goldberg, Steven Goodman, Fei-Fei Li and Hannah Valantine are among the 90 regular members and 10 international members elected this year to the National Academy of Medicine.
Modeling contact tracing
Researchers have developed a mathematical model to examine the potential of contact tracing to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.
How to better care for older adults at lower cost
Stanford Medicine researchers spotlight three approaches to late-life care that, if implemented broadly, could save tens of billions of dollars.
How shootings harm those unscathed by bullets
A panel of faculty members at the School of Medicine said shootings can affect the mental health of people close to the violence.
Transitional services after heart failure worth cost
A new study asserts that disease-management clinics, home visits by nurses and nurse case management should become the standard of care for elderly patients with heart failure after they are discharged from the hospital.
Stanford Medicine unveils 2020 Health Trends Report
The report documents key trends steering the industry’s future, including a maturing digital health market, new health laws opening patient access to data, and artificial intelligence gaining regulatory traction for medical use.
Body temperature decreasing
Stanford researchers have determined that average human body temperature in the United States has decreased since the 1800s.
Chair of epidemiology and population health named
Melissa Bondy has been appointed chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health and associate director for population sciences at the Stanford Cancer Institute.
Mildred Cho to co-lead new biomedical ethics hub
The new center, funded by a $7.1 million award from the National Human Genome Research Institute, will collect and share research on the ethical, legal and social implications of genomics.
Marketing cigarettes as eco-friendly
A survey of adult former smokers, current smokers and people who have never smoked found that cigarettes marketed as being environmentally friendly were perceived as less harmful to health and the environment.