COVID-19 is an illness caused by a virus that can spread from person to person, which escalated to a global pandemic in 2020. The health workforce is on the front line of the Coronavirus pandemic. There is a critical need to develop effective strategies to assure and sustain the availability of a sufficiently sized and well-trained health workforce to care for patients during the pandemic.

Authors: Marieke van Eijk | Lillian Prueher | Paula Kett | Bianca Frogner | Grace Guenther

Topics: COVID-19, Policy, Staffing

January 11, 2023
This article examines how fluctuating federal funding and the COVID-19 pandemic have affected the federal Health Insurance Navigator Program in 2020.
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Authors: Clese Erikson | Jordan Herring | Yoon Hong Park | Qian Luo | Guenevere Burke

Topics: COVID-19, Telehealth

November 15, 2022
This article discusses the association between payment parity policies and telehealth utilization at CHCs before, during, and after the onset of the pandemic.
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Authors: Donald E Pathman | Jeffrey Sonis | Thomas E Rauner | Kristina Alton | Anna S Headlee | Jerry Harrison

Topics: COVID-19

September 13, 2022
This article explores the causes and levels of moral distress experienced by clinicians caring for low-income patients of safety net practices in the US during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Impact of COVID-19 on Registered Nurse Education Programs in New York and Utah

Authors: David Armstrong | Clark Ruttinger, MPA, MBA | Maa'isa Cleaves

Topics: COVID-19, Education and Training, Nursing

August 9, 2022
This report assesses the impact of COVID-19 on registered nursing education programs in New York and Utah, helping stakeholders better understand pandemic-related challenges faced by RN education programs and the strategies used to address them.
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