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A Discussion On The Future Of Health Care After COVID-19

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Health care policy in the United States is one of the top issues on the minds of most Americans.  This became front and center during the COVID-19 pandemic, when unprecedented demand for emergency health care supplies, technology, drugs, and personnel stressed our system and required on-the-fly mobilization strategies. As we emerge from the pandemic, issues such as innovation, health care technology, and health security are now key in both the short and long term.  Senator Tim Scott and Scott Atlas, M.D. discuss what we have learned and how to move forward for implementing effective public policy.

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The Lancet’s COVID Fiasco

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, June 8, 2020

A premature dismissal of hydroxychloroquine could well cost lives.

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Managing Covid Debt Mountains Is A Key Task For The Next Decade

featuring John H. Cochranevia Financial Times
Monday, June 8, 2020

Treasury bond issuance and central bank QE must work in tandem for economic recovery.

Analysis and Commentary

The Education Exchange: Will Charter Schools Open This Fall?

by Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Monday, June 8, 2020

The President and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, Nina Rees, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss how charters have responded to the Covid-19 school shutdowns so far, and how they can continue to utilize technology and adapt amid the uncertainty surrounding a fall reopening.

Analysis and Commentary

China Praises Itself And Xi For Its Handling Of Coronavirus

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Thinking About (Blog)
Monday, June 8, 2020

The CCP under Xi Jinping legitimizes its dictatorship with claims of flawless “scientific” management. China has no elections, only meticulously orchestrated party and state extravaganzas. Beijing cannot allow reports of mistakes, mismanagement, or deceptions to stand.

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They Blinded Us With “Science”

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia City Journal
Sunday, June 7, 2020

How would our leaders get through this pandemic without “the science”?

Analysis and Commentary

Distinguished Yale Professor Of Medicine Calls For Widespread Use Of HCL In Early Stages Of COVID-19 (And Is Ignored)

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Saturday, June 6, 2020

The Yale School of Public Health published an interview with Yale Professor Harvey Risch, MD, PhD concerning his study, accepted (passed peer review) in the American Journal of Epidemiology. Risch concluded that hydroxychloroquine (used in conjunction with two other drugs) should be “widely available” in the fight against the current pandemic, which he characterizes as the greatest health challenge of our time.

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Red State, Blue State

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Las Vegas Review Journal
Saturday, June 6, 2020

Anyone who takes a close look at the death tolls from the coronavirus cannot fail to be struck by the following anomaly. The states that have the highest death rates, concentrated in the Northeast, ha.......We hope you appreciate our content. Subscribe today to continue reading this story, and all of our stories.

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Quarantines, Curfews, And Checkpoints. How Sovereign Nations Deal With The Coronavirus

by Terry Andersonvia Indian Country Today
Friday, June 5, 2020

With more than 8 million residents, it is no surprise that New York City has the highest cumulative number of COVID-19 cases, but, with a reservation population of 175,000 and 3,632 confirmed infections, the per capita infection rate on the sparsely populated Navajo Nation surpasses New York City and is among the highest in the world.

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Will We Get A Second Round Of Coronavirus Stimulus Checks?

quoting Kevin Hassettvia Intelligencer
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

For many Americans who haven’t lost jobs or don’t own businesses, the central feature of the CARES Act — passed in March to offset the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic — was the $1,200-per-person payments it authorized. Since the economic crisis has not gotten visibly better and the “reopening” of businesses is at most partial and perilous, there’s been talk (particularly among Democrats) of a second round of stimulus payments.


Health Care Policy Working Group

The Working Group on Health Care Policy devises public policies that enable more Americans to get better value for their health care dollar and foster appropriate innovations that will extend and improve life.