COVID-19 Webinar Series

Resources by Event 

Session 1 – Flattening the Curve 

“This is How We Can Beat the Coronavirus.” Carroll, A. and Jha, A. The Atlantic. March 19. 2020. Available at http://allh.us/fHUB 

“How Cities Around the World are Handling COVID-19– and Why We Need to Measure Their Preparedness.” Muggah, R. and Katz, R. World Economic Forum. March 17, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/kTBH. 

“A ‘Novel Virus’ Means We Have to Take on ‘Novel’ New Ways of Living our Lives Right Now.” Winters, K. Lexington Herald Leader. March 11, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/w9fn. 

“The Effect of Travel Restrictions on the Spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak. Chinazzi, M., Davis, J. Ajelli, M., et. al. Science. March 6, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/hBjU.

 

Session 2 – At the Front Line: Public Health and Health System Challenges 

“Leveraging Partnerships Across State Agencies Can Vastly Improve Critical Immunization Efforts.” Kennedy, S. and Wasserman, S. Academy Health. March 23, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/Ubtc 

“Are Hospitals Near Me Ready for Coronavirus? Here are Nine Different Scenarios.” Waldman, A. Shaw, A. Ngu A., et. al.  ProPublica. March 17, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/KCPv. 

“How Should U.S. Hospitals Prepare for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)? Chopra, V., Tone, E., Waldhorn, R., et. al. Annals of Internal Medicine. March 11, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/8YwK 

“COVID-19 and Surgery: Resources for the Surgical Community.” American College of Surgeons. March 2020. Available at http://allh.us/YMna.

 

Session 3 – Leading through Crisis: Perspectives from Governor Michael O. Leavitt 

“State Action on Coronavirus (COVID-19).” National Conference of State Legislatures. March 27, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/tDMu 

“COVID-19 Resources for State Leaders.” The Council of State Governments. March 27, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/TDkR 

“Governing in the Time of Coronavirus.” Boston Consulting Group. March 26, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/Kyv4 

“Adapting, Learning, and Caring During a Public Health Crisis.” Simpson, L. Academy Health. March 17, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/ew4y 

“To Prepare for Coronavirus, Here’s What All of Us Must Do.” Leavitt, M. Fox News. March 5, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/bJ7r.

 

Session 4 – Health System Capacity: Protecting Frontline Health Workers 

“COVID-19: Occupational Licensing During Public Emergencies.” National Conference of State Legislatures. March 24, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/jncQ 

“Keeping the Coronavirus from Infecting Health-Care Workers.” Gawande, A. The New Yorker. March 21, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/aNhy 

“American Hospitals Can Avoid Italy’s Fate.” Gottlieb, S. The Wall Street Journal. March 17, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/P9tg. 

“Creating the New Normal: The Clinician Response to COVID-19.” Lee, T. NEJM Catalyst. March 17, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/vdTf 

“Hospital Readiness for COVID-19: Analysis of Bed Capacity and How it Varies Across the Country.” Blavin, F. and Amos, D. Urban Institute. March 2020. Available at http://allh.us/aHjv.

 

Session 5 – Health System Capacity: Mobilizing the Supply Chain 

“The Defense Production Act is No Cure for Coronavirus.” Antos, J. American Enterprise Institute. March 26, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/7YAE 

“Premier Surveys Hospitals’ Supply Levels in March.” Premier. March 25, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/DWEF 

“The Defense Production Act of 1950: History, Authorities, and Considerations for Congress.” Congressional Research Services. March 2, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/CVuY 

“COVID-19: Managing Supply Chain Risk and Disruption.” Kilpatrick, J. and Barter, L. Deloitte. March 2020. Available at http://allh.us/wb4h.

 

Session 6 – Legislative and Regulatory Roundup 

“The $2 Trillion Federal CARES Act: The Key Financial Assistance Provisions, Key Legislative Changes, and Next Steps.” Foley Hoag, LLP. March 28, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/Ecwy 

“Careful or Careless? Perspectives on the CARES Act.” Enda, G., Gale, W., and Haldeman, C. Brookings Institute. March 27, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/h8Un 

“A Visualization of the CARES Act.” Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. March 27, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/AhD9 

“Using Medicaid Waivers to Help States Manage the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis.” Rosenbaum, S. The Commonwealth Fund. To the Point (blog). March 26, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/RucQ 

“COVID-19: WHG Catalogue of Health Agency Guidance and Government Response to COVID-19.” Cowey, T. and LaRosa, J. Wynne Health Group. March 24, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/BgQJ 

“COVID-19 Package #3: The Coverage Provisions.” Keith, K. Health Affairs Blog. March 21, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/fXj6 

“Overview on Using Medicaid to Respond to COVID-19.” Cuello, L. National Health Law Program. March 19, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/hyxu 

“The Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What You Need to Know.” Stauffer, R. and Zimmerman, E. McDermott+ Consulting. March 16, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/FRAJ.

 

Session 7 – From Data to Decisions: Evaluating State Capacity

Key Resources (listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

CoVidActNow. April 2020. Available at http://allh.us/r4YW.

“COVID-19 Projections.” Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). April 2020. Available at http://allh.us/Mp4X.

“Assessing Underlying State Conditions and Ramp-Up Challenges for the COVID-19 Response.” Baumgartner, J., Radley, D., Collins, S., et. al. The Commonwealth Fund. March 25, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/jPJT.

Interactive Tools (listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“State Data and Policy Actions to Address Coronavirus.” Kaiser Family Foundation. April 2, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/xnVG.

“Are Hospitals Near Me Ready for Coronavirus? Here are Nine Different Scenarios.” Waldman, A., Shaw, A., Ngu, A., et. al. ProPublica. March 17, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/KCPv.

Additional Resources(listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“National Coronavirus Response: A Road Map to Reopening.” Gottlieb, S., Rivers, C., McClellan, M., et. al. American Enterprise Institute. March 28, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/XHFM.

“How Prepared is the U.S. to Respond to COVID-19 Relative to Other Countries?” Kamal, R., Kurani, N. McDermott, D., et. al. Peterson- Kaiser Family Foundation Health System Tracker. March 27, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/hPwT.

“Hospital Readiness for COVID-19: Analysis of Bed Capacity and How it Varies Across the Country.” Blavin, F. and Arnos, D. Urban Institute. March 19, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/yGaM.

“American Hospital Capacity and Projected Need for COVID-19 Patient Care.” Tsai, T., Jacobson, B., and Jha, A. Health Affairs Blog. March 17, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/rVMx.

“COVID-19: A Stress Test for a U.S. Health Care System Already Under Stress.” Abir, M., Cutter, C., and Nelson, C. Rand Corporation (blog). March 12, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/TEtH.

 

Session 8 – Advancing Prevention and Treatment: A Conversation with Dr. Mark McClellan

Key Resources (listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“National Coronavirus Response: A Road Map to Reopening.” Gottlieb, S., Rivers, C., McClellan, M., et. al. American Enterprise Institute. March 29, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/h4Mn.

“Advancing Treatments to Save Lives and Reduce the Risk of COVID-19.” Gottlieb, S. and McClellan, M. Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy. March 19, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/Vfm7.

Interactive Tools (listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“Coronavirus Test Tracker: Commercially Available COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests.” 360DX. April 6, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/JGcX.

“COVID-19 Treatment and Vaccine Tracker.” FasterCures, a Center of the Milken Institute. April 2020. Available at http://allh.us/96XM.

“Where the U.S. Stands Now on Coronavirus Testing.” Gamio, L., Cai, W., and Hassan, A. The New York Times. March 26, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/NfXg.

Additional Resources (listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“What the COVID-19 Pandemic Will Mean for Drug Development.” Stires, H., George, K., Lucas, J., et. al. Avalere Health. April 3, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/cXqf.

“Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)- Industry’s R&D Efforts.” International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations. April 3, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/a9mp.

“COVID-19 Changed How the World Does Science, Together.” Apuzzo, M. and Kirkpatrick, D. The New York Times. April 1, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/BqQr.

“Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccine Affordability: Existing Mechanisms Should Not Be Overlooked.” Hughes, R., Cappio, K., and Fix, A. Health Affairs Blog. March 30, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/uXFc.

“The Science Behind the Test for the COVID-19 Virus.” Sparks, D. Mayo Clinic. March 28, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/TPRf.

“To Help Develop the Safest, Most Effective Coronavirus Tests, Treatments, and Vaccines, Ensuring Public Access to Clinical Research Data.” Morten, C., Kapcyznski, A., Krumholz, H., et. al. Health Affairs Blog. March 26, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/Mrfd.

“Time for a 21st Century Manhattan Project.” Usdin, S. Biocentury. March 23, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/dFhN.

“U.S. Drug Supply Could Be Affected by Insufficient Information on COVID-19.” Hagen, T. The Center for Biosimilars. March 16, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/8VEm.

 

Special Issue – Perspectives from the Veterans Health Administration

Key Resources (listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“How the Veterans Health Administration is Responding to COVID-19: Q&A with Dr. Richard Stone.” Zephyrin, L., Klein, S., and Hostetter, M. The Commonwealth Fund. To the Point (blog). April 7, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/EmPf.

“COVID-19 Response Plan.” U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. April 7, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/xyEY.

Additional Resources (listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“’How COVID-19 is Reframing Healthcare in America’ with Dr. David Shulkin, Former U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs.” DocWire (podcast). April 6, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/vCNw.

“Veterans Affairs has the Country’s Largest Health System, It Might Prove Useful Against COVID-19.” Dallas Morning News Editorial. The Dallas Morning News. March 29, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/f9jN.

“The Best Health System to React to COVID-19.” Gordon, S., and Craven J. The American Prospect. March 20, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/jrT3.

 

Session 9 – Social Isolation and Loneliness

Key Resources (listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“How the COVID-19 Pandemic Could Increase Social Isolation and How Providers and Policymakers Can Keep Us Connected.” Lewis, C., Shah, T., Jacobson, G., et. al. The Commonwealth Fund. To the Point (blog). April 8, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/BaCH.

“The Gaps in Our Social Safety Net.” Blumenthal, D., Jacobson, G., and Shah, T. The Hill. April 3, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/TXjc.

“A Renewed Commitment to Our Nation’s Older Adults.” Robertson, L. Administration for Community Living. March 25, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/AeYT.

“Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults: Opportunities for the Health Care System.” The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Available at http://allh.us/wWGp.

“Association of Social and Behavioral Risk Factors with Earlier Onset of Adult Hypertension and Diabetes.” Pantell, M., Prather, A., Downing, J., et. al. JAMA Network. May 17, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/KPDc.

Additional Resources (listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“Addressing Loneliness and Social Isolation in the Medicare Population.” Davis, A. Health IT Consultant. April 9, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/VNEH.

“What Keeps Me Up at Night.” Tradeoffs (podcast). April 9, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/APby.

“How Behavioral Health Care Rules Are Evolving for COVID-19.” Maniar, P. and Kilker, S.J. Law 360. March 31, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/nHTE.

“Tools to Help Advocates Reduce Social Isolation During the Coronavirus Pandemic.” Watson, J. Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation. March 31, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/KYqP.

“Social Distancing Comes with Psychological Fallout.” Gupta, S. Science Magazine. March 29, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/hCjb.

“How Loneliness From Coronavirus Isolation Takes Its Own Toll.” Wright, R. The New Yorker. March 23, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/KvWA.

“COVID-19 Isn’t Just a Danger to Older People’s Physical Health.” Clay, R. American Psychological Association. March 18, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/hqcp.

“How to Fight the Social Isolation of Coronavirus.” Tan, E. AARP. March 16, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/cnCg.

“How Connected Are You?” Connect2Affect. AARP Foundation. 2020. Available at http://allh.us/qbht.

“Cross-Sector Collaborations to Decrease Loneliness and Social Isolation in Older Adults.” Abedini, N., Solway, E., Piette, J., et. al. Health Affairs Blog. June 20, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/4AVn.

“Social Determinants of Health: Social Isolation and Loneliness.” America’s Health Insurance Plans. December 2019. Available at http://allh.us/7axU.

“How Social Isolation is Killing Us.” Khullar, D. The New York Times: The Upshot. December 22, 2016. Available at http://allh.us/kr6g.

 

Session 10 – The Science and Policy of Vaccine Development

Key Resources (listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent) 

“COVID-19 Treatment and Vaccine Tracker.” FasterCures, a Center of the Milken Institute. April 2020. Available at http://allh.us/3YhC 

Additional Resources (listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent) 

“What Will it Take to Get a Coronavirus Vaccine?” Klein, S. and Hostetter, M. The Commonwealth Fund. To the Point (blog). April 14, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/m4QA. 

“The Biopharmaceutical Industry is Leading the Way in Developing New Vaccines and Treatments for COVID-19.” PhRMA. April 9, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/kJeQ 

“The COVID-19 Vaccine Development Landscape.” Le, T., Andreadakis, Z., Kumar, A., et. al. Nature. April 9, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/MkcX  

“How We are Fighting COVID-19.” Wilbur, T. PhRMA. The Catalyst (blog). April 8, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/uvwx  

“Moonshot: The Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine.” FasterCures, a Center of the Milken Institute. April 8, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/KxDV 

“Here’s Why We Can’t Rush a COVID-19 Vaccine.” Boyle, P. Association of American Medical Colleges. March 31, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/4Qdu 

“Developing COVID-19 Vaccines at Pandemic Speed.” Lurie, N., Saville, M., Hatchett, R., et. al. The New England Journal of Medicine. March 30, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/bXuy 

Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccine Affordability: Existing Mechanisms Should Not Be Overlooked.” Hughes, R., Cappio, K., and Fix, A. Health Affairs Blog. March 30, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/uXFc 

“A Guide to the Vaccines and Drugs that Could Fight Coronavirus.” Belluz, J., Irfan, U. and Resnick, B. VoxMarch 27, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/abXK 

“What Will it Take to Develop a Vaccine for COVID-19?” LaFave, S. Johns Hopkins University. Hub (blog). March 26, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/uNHR 

“Racing to Develop a Potential COVID-19 Vaccine with Unprecedented Partnership.” Pfizer. Breakthroughs (blog). March 20, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/9dph 

“What is FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) and How Can it Help Develop Therapies Faster?” Dave, N. Premier Research. March 20, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/uWae. 

“WHO to Launch Multinational Trial to Jumpstart Search for Coronavirus Drugs.” Branswell, H. Stat News. March 18, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/y9rx 

“Vaccine Testing and the Approval Process.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. May 1, 2014. Available at http://allh.us/VhgT.

 

Session 11 – Rural Health System Response

Key Resources (listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“Rural America Isn’t Ready for a Pandemic.” Brumage, M. The Atlantic. March 18, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/Rhmp.

“CARES Act: Provisions to Help Rural Hospitals.” American Hospital Association. April 2020. Available at http://allh.us/apXK.

Additional Resources (listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“Indian Country’s COVID-19 Syllabus.” Indian Country Today. April 22, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/nAxc.

“Rural Response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).” Rural Health Information Hub. April 22, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/pr9W.

“We Must Also Flatten the Curve of Rural Hospital Closures.” Arrington, J. The Washington Examiner. April 17, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/6WwC.

“Telehealth Coverage Policies in the Time of COVID-19.” The National Telehealth Policy Resource Center. Center for Connected Health Policy. April 17, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/KHdt.

“The COVID-19 Crisis is Giving States that Haven’t Expanded Medicaid New Reasons to Reconsider.” Mann, C. The Commonwealth Fund. To the Point (blog). April 15, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/6QCp.

“Summary of the Rural Health Program.” Federal Communications Commission. April 13, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/xpY7.

“Indian Health Service Expands Telehealth Services During COVID-19 Response.” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. April 8, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/3ECm.

“CMS Guidance on Telehealth for Rural Health, Substance Use Treatment.” Gontscharow, Z. America’s Essential Hospitals. April 7, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/mnBY.

“To Weather COVID-19, Rural Hospitals Might Need More Support.” Arnos, D. and Blavin, F. The Urban Institute. Urban Wire (blog). April 6, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/JwhV.

‘Before the Storm: Rural Hospital Workforce Pushed to the Breaking Point When Treating Coronavirus.” Estes, C. Forbes. April 3, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/K9cB.

“Confronting Rural America’s Health Care Crisis.” Bipartisan Policy Center. April 2020. Available at http://allh.us/yWgm.

“A View from the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic (video).” Margaret Mary Health. April 2020. Available at http://allh.us/huXa.

“COVID-19 Resources.” National Rural Health Association. April 2020. Available at http://allh.us/AXHR.

“Where Coronavirus Could Find a Refuge: Native American Reservations.” Cancryn, A. Politico. March 28, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/ChWH.

“COVID-19 Threatens Rural Hospitals Already Stretched to a Breaking Point.” Weber, L. Modern Healthcare. March 23, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/ku3N.

“COVID-19 Exposes the Precarious State of Rural Health Care in the South.” Paschal, O. Facing South. March 19, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/HQkw.

“The U.S. Has a Perfect Opportunity to Bring Better Internet to Rural Areas.” Calabrese, M. and Nasr, A. Slate. December 16, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/typu.

“Stop Overlooking the Richness of Rural Life.” Abrams, S. American Enterprise Institute. October 7, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/aBcw.

“Corporations Aren’t the Problem with Broadband Access.” Rinehart, W. American Action Forum. September 3, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/hEGm.

 

Session 12 – From Data to Decisions: Mobilizing a Surveillance Infrastructure

Key Resources (listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“Roadmap to Recovery: A Public Health Guide for Governors.” National Governors Association & Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. April 22, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/XQ93.

“What Testing Capacity Do We Need?” Kates, J., Michaud, J., Orgera, K., et al. Kaiser Family Foundation. April 17, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/bYfu.

“Accelerating Data Infrastructure for COVID-19 Surveillance and Management.” Miri, A. and O’Neill, D. Health Affairs Blog. April 14, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/AFHC.

“A National Plan to Enable Comprehensive COVID-19 Case Finding and Contact Tracing in the US.” Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security & Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. April 13, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/XxGh.

“R0: How Scientists Quantify the Intensity of an Outbreak Like Coronavirus and Predict the Pandemic’s Spread.” Eisenberg, J. The Conversation. March 27, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/39E4.

Additional Resources (listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“Opening Up America Again.” The White House & Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. April 2020. Available at http://allh.us/9bJR.

“Roadmap to Pandemic Resilience.” Allen D., Block, S., Cohen, J. et al. Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. April 20, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/yExU.

“CDC plans to Roll out App in May to Speed up COVID-19 Case Reporting.” Landi, H. FierceHealthcare. April 17, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/gQ6f.

“From Mitigation to Containment of the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Walensky, R. and del Rio, C. JAMA. April 17, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/Nbqt.

“The Fierce Urgency of Now: Closing Glaring Gaps in US Surveillance Data on COVID-19.” Krieger, N., Gonsalves, G., Bassett, M., et al. Health Affairs Blog. April 14, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/dhpq.

“A New Strategy for Bringing People Back to Work During COVID-19.” Kocher, B., Chen, L., Roy, A., et al. The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity. April 14, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/Wjxe.

“Enlisting Big Data in the Fight Against Coronavirus” (hearing). U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. April 9, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/QucX.

“Why We Must Test Millions A Day.” Siddarth, D. and Weyl, E. Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. April 8, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/8H7u.

“A National COVID-19 Surveillance System: Achieving Containment.” McClellan, M., Gottlieb, S., Mostashari, F., et al. Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy. April 7, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/KVPF.

“CDC Launches Studies to Get more Precise Count of Undetected Covid-19 Cases.” Branswell, H. STAT. April 4, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/JD3E.

“A National and State Plan To End the Coronavirus Crisis.” Emanuel, Z., Tanden, N., Spiro, T., et al. Center for American Progress. April 3, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/buaM.

“Baker-Polito Administration Announces COVID-19 Community Tracing Collaborative to Further Mitigate the Spread of Virus.” Commonwealth of Massachusetts. April 3, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/m4UJ.

“National Coronavirus Response: A Roadmap to Recovering.” Gottlieb, S., Rivers, C., McClellan, M., et al. American Enterprise Institute. March 28, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/XHFM.

“Managing the COVID-19 Epidemic – Beyond the Initial Response.” Gottlieb, S., McClellan, M., and Silvis, L. Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy. March 26, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/83w4.

“Driving Public Health in the Fast Lane: The Urgent Need for a 21st Century Data Superhighway.” Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists. September 25, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/p6HJ.

 

Session 13 – Nursing Home Care

Key Resources

“Nursing Homes in the Time of COVID-19: We Need Urgent Action Now and a Long-Term Strategy.” Fulmer, T. The John A Hartford Foundation. April 20, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/UV9x.

“How Has COVID-19 Changed Health Care for Older Americans?” Seervai, S. The Commonwealth Fund. The Dose (podcast). April 17, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/kwX6.

“Coronavirus: Nursing Homes Need Our Help- Here Are 3 Ways Trump Can Save Lives.” Feifer, R. Fox News. April 16, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/awC6.

Additional Resources

“The Grim Post-COVID-19 Future for Nursing Homes.” Gleckman, H. Forbes. May 4, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/kxpy.

“Care Homes Strategy for Infection Prevention & Control of COVID-19 Based on Clear Delineation of Risk Zones.” Comes-Herra, A. Long-Term Care Responses to COVID-19. May 1, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/jgJm.

“How Can States Keep Nursing Home Residents Safe During the Pandemic.” Seegert, L. Association for Health Care Journalists. April 30, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/wAr6.

“Data Note: Requirements for Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities in Response to COVID-19 Vary Across States.” True, S., Neuman, T., Cubanski, J., et. al. Kaiser Family Foundation. April 28, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/UBpE.

“Nursing Homes Were a Disaster Waiting to Happen.” Mollot, R. The New York Times. April 28, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/VrgD.

“States Leverage Medicaid to Provide Nursing Homes a Lifeline through COVID-19.” Flinn, B. LeadingAge. April 27, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/U43y.

“Impact of the COVID-19 Outbreak on Long-Term Care in the United States.” Van Houtven, C., Boucher, N., and Dawson, W. International Long-Term Care Policy Network. April 24, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/TK3m.

“States Reporting of Cases and Deaths Due to COVID-19 in Long-Term Care Facilities.” Chidambaram, P. Kaiser Family Foundation. April 23, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/cePW.

“COVID-19 and Workers at Risk: Examining the Long-Term Care Workforce.” True, S., Cubanski, J., Garfield, R., et. al. Kaiser Family Foundation. April 23, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/erum.

“Discharging COVID-19 Patients to Nursing Homes Called a ‘Recipe For Disaster.’’ Jaffe, I. National Public Radio. April 20, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/qD3B.

“Nursing Home Coronavirus Rules Provoke Backlash.” Simpson, A. Pew Charitable Trusts. April 10, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/NH7t.

“COVID-19 Poses Particular Challenges for Nursing Homes.” Johns Hopkins. Hub (blog). April 1, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/YVKw.

“Low Pay, High Risk: Nursing Home Workers Confront Coronavirus Dilemma.” Cott, E., Laffin, B., and Khadra, E. The New York Times. March 31, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/ADb6.

“Nursing Homes Are Ground Zero for COVID-19 Pandemic.” Barnett, M. and Grabowski, D. JAMA Network. March 24, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/QukC.

“Coronavirus Stress Test: Many 5-Star Nursing Homes Have Infection-Control Lapses.” Rau, J. Kaiser Health News. March 4, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/UTcP.

“COVID-19 and Nursing Homes.” American Geriatrics Society. March 2020. Available at http://allh.us/cAu4.

 

Session 14 – Lessons from Home and Abroad: Implementing a Contact Tracing Strategy

Key Resources

“Here’s How Coronavirus Contact Tracing Works in Massachusetts.” Bebinger, M. WBUR. May 7, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/GxF3.

“How Germany’s Approach to COVID-19 Sets the Country Apart.” Seervai, S. The Commonwealth Fund. May 1, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/pE7C.

“Loosening COVID-19 Social Distancing Interventions: Lessons Learned from Abroad.” Parekh, A, Hoagland, W., Cassling, K., et. al. Bipartisan Policy Center. April 29, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/y34E.

“What It Takes to Be a Contact Tracer.” National Public Radio. April 25, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/fYBa.

Interactive Tools

“Contact Tracing Workforce Estimator.” The George Washington University. Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity. May 2020. Available at http://allh.us/aYP8.

Additional Resources

“Contact Tracing for COVID-19: New Considerations for Its Practical Application.” Bode, M., Craven, M., Leopoldseder, M. et. al. McKinsey & Company. May 8, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/aJKC.

“States Nearly Doubled Plans for Contact Tracers Since NPR Surveyed Them 10 Days Ago.” Simmons-Duffin, S. National Public Radio. May 7, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/P7ew.

“India’s COVID-19 Contact Tracing App Could Leak Patient Locations.” Greenberg, A. Wired. May 5, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/QGcE.

“Contact Tracing: Part of a Multipronged Approach to Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. April 29, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/Mh4C.

“Can We Track COVID-19 and Protect Privacy at the Same Time?” Halpern, S. The New Yorker. April 27, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/MpyB.

“Some Countries Are Squashing the Coronavirus Curve. Vietnam is One.” Mandhana, N. and Le, L. The Wall Street Journal. April 27, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/NPX9.

“Managing Health Privacy and Bias in COVID-19 Public Surveillance.” Lee, N. and Roberts, J. Brookings Institute. April 21, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/wXbv.

“Roadmap to Recovery: A Public Health Guide for Governors.” National Governors Association. April 21, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/XQ93.

“Roadmap to Pandemic Resilience.” Harvard University. Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics. April 20, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/EJ8u.

“Building COVID-19 Contact Tracing Capacity in Health Departments to Support Reopening American Society Safely.” National Association of County & City Health Officials. April 16, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/Xw68.

“A New Strategy for Bringing People Back to Work During COVID-19.” Roy, A. The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity. April 14, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/XxGh.

“A National Plan to Enable Comprehensive COVID-19 Case Finding and Contact Tracing in the U.S.” Watson, C., Cicero, A., Blumenstock, J., et. al. Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. April 13, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/XxGh.

“A National COVID-19 Surveillance System: Achieving Containment.” McClellan, M., Gottlieb, S., Mostashari, F., et. al. Duke University Robert J. Margolis, M.D. Center for Health Policy. April 7, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/KVPF.

“Global Coronavirus Response” Partners in Health. March 13, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/PbQD.