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Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research

Archive: In the News, 2020

Media coverage of our faculty and their recent work and publications

Even for wealthy, U.S. healthcare fails to match care in many other countries

Albert Wu is quoted. 
M.D./alert
December 28, 2020

A ‘Dangerous Moment’ as End of Eviction Ban Looms

Craig Pollack is quoted.
U.S. News & World Report
December 15, 2020

Amid pandemic, scientists reassess routine medical care

Jodi Segal's work is quoted.
New York Times
December 12, 2020

Here’s how the eviction crisis could increase the spread of Covid in the US

Craig Pollack is quoted.
CNBC.com
December 11, 2020

Another COVID-19 effect: Hospital-at-home care is starting to pick up

Bruce Leff is mentioned.
Colorado Public Radio
December 10, 2020

Dementia may cause major financial problems long before diagnosis, making early detection critical

Lauren Nicholas is quoted. 
The Washington Post
November 30, 2020

DispatchHealth adds to evidence backing safety, efficacy of hospital-at-home programs

Bruce Leff is quoted.
MedCityNews
November 9, 2020

F.D.A. Panel Declines to Endorse Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
The New York Times
November 6, 2020

Obamacare open enrollment begins amid pandemic, Supreme Court challenge

Jonathan Weiner is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun 
October 30, 2020

Coronavirus Today: The sacrifices of nurses

Tanjala Purnell is quoted. 
The Los Angeles Times
October 27, 2020

Fewer than half of physicians vote

Albert Wu is quoted. 
M.D./alert
October 23, 2020

Why Telemedicine Might Not Work for Everything

Caleb Alexander discusses in the podcast.
Bloomberg
October 22, 2020

Sixty percent of Americans want universal health care, study finds

Colleen Barry is quoted.
USA Today Sun
October 15, 2020

New Survey Highlights Pros and Cons of Teletherapy for Mental Health

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
Verywell Health
October 14, 2020

Colonoscopy patients often get surprise out-of-network bills

Albert Wu is quoted. 
M.D./alert
October 12, 2020

The 'evidence is clear': Hydroxychloroquine doesn't help Covid-19 patients

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
NBCNews.com
October 8, 2020

Covid antibody treatments on track for FDA authorization, but are they a cure?

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
NBCNews.com
October 8, 2020

As Virtual Doctor Visits Spike, Concerns About Equity, Missed Diagnoses Grow

Caleb Alexander, study co-lead, is quoted.
U.S. News & World Report
October 5, 2020

Hopkins study points to shortcomings of telemedicine

Caleb Alexander, study co-lead, is quoted. 
WBAL Radio
October 4, 2020

Hospital coronavirus treatment has changed. Here’s what it looks like now in Philadelphia.

Albert Wu is quoted. 
Philadelphia Inquirer
October 3, 2020

Help! I’d Like to Ride the Train. Is it Safe?

Tanjala Purnell is quoted. 
The New York Times
October 3, 2020

Rates of key tests drop with fewer doctor visits, more telemedicine amid COVID-19

Caleb Alexander, study co-lead, is quoted. 
United Press International
October 2, 2020

Extra time female physicians spend with patients may help explain gender pay gap

Albert Wu is quoted. 
M.D./alert
October 2, 2020

Was FDA Lax in Approving Opioids Too Easily?

Caleb Alexander, study co-lead, is quoted. 
Drugs.com
September 30, 2020 

FDA approved opioids based on limited data, sometimes ‘flawed’ trial designs

Caleb Alexander, study co-lead, is quoted.
Healio
September 28, 2020 

Ban on cornea donation from gay and bisexual men outdated, wastes eyes

Albert Wu is quoted. 
M.D./alert
September 24, 2020

COVID-19 Has Killed Nearly 200,000 Americans. How Many More Lives Will Be Lost Before the U.S. Gets It Right?

Colleen Barry is quoted. 
TIME
September 10, 2020

The $1 trillion quest to bring hospital care to your home

Bruce Leff is quoted.
Fast Company
September 8, 2020

Researchers break down race and ethnicity data for end-stage kidney disease

Tanjala Purnell led the study.
HCP Live
August 28, 2020

Lawmakers Ask Watchdog to Review New Coronavirus Data Reporting System Housed Within HHS 

Jonathan Weiner is quoted. 
Government Executive
August 20, 2020

Why the U.S. Is Losing the War On COVID-19

Colleen Barry is quoted.
TIME
August 13, 2020

Many U.S. internal medicine programs lack health disparities training

Albert Wu is quoted.
M.D. Alert
August 10, 2020

Disconnect between FDA and doctors prescribing hydroxychloroquine

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
The Washington Examiner
August 3, 2020

Computer model suggests safe path to bringing college kids back to campus

Albert Wu is quoted. 
Reuters (via M.D. Alert)
July 31, 2020

COVID Disrupts Treatment at Drug Rehab, Homeless Facilities

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
Daily Nurse
July 24, 2020

‘A Rational Response’: For Black Americans, Proximity to Coronavirus Deaths Heightens Levels of Concern

Tanjala Purnell is quoted.
The Morning Consult
July 22, 2020

MS is a COVID-19 ‘red zone.’ Close bars and mandate masks, White House task force says

Tanjala Purnell is quoted.
Sun Herald
July 18, 2020

Cautiously, some patients are returning to hospitals to finally get that knee replacement. Others remain wary of elective surgeries.

Jonathan Weiner is quoted. 
The Baltimore Sun
July 16, 2020

Maryland’s Prince George’s County is among nation’s wealthiest Black communities, but it leads state in coronavirus cases

Tanjala Purnell is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun
July 9, 2020

How US States Would Allocate Ventilators in a Shortage Varies Widely

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
June 22, 2020

'Still scared': Health workers feel the toll of virus fight

Albert Wu is quoted.
Associated Press
June 16, 2020

On the Front Lines

Albert Wu is quoted.
The Chronicle – Harvard-Westlake School
June 8, 2020

No one knows why these Covid-19 patients’ symptoms keep relapsing

Zackary Berger is quoted.
Vox
June 4, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Addiction

Caleb Alexander is interviewed.
C-SPAN's "Washington Journal"
May 30, 2020

Better training, reimbursement needed to sustain growing demand for home-based care amid COVID-19

Bruce Leff is mentioned.
Home Health Care News
May 6, 2020

Uneven Access & Privacy Issues Hamper Electronic Patient Healthcare Information Sharing

Albert Wu is quoted.
The Rheumatologist
May 5, 2020

Does COVID-19 discriminate? Experts discuss pandemic’s effect on minority groups

Zackary Berger is interviewed.
NBC Miami
May 1, 2020

Second Victim Syndrome and COVID-19

Albert Wu is mentioned for coining the term in 2000.
Emerging RN Leader
April 30, 2020

We Don’t Know How Many Louisiana Health Care Workers Are Dying From COVID-19

Tanjala Purnell is quoted.
WWNO (New Orleans Public Radio)
April 29, 2020

Providing Emotional Support to Healthcare Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Albert Wu is interviewed.
Patient Safety Movement
April 27, 2020

Dr. Albert Wu talks about RISE at Johns Hopkins 

Albert Wu is interviewed.
ABC 2 – WMAR Baltimore
April 27, 2020

Trump immigration order brings new debate

Zackary Berger is quoted.
Deseret News
April 23, 2020

Why self-care is important during COVID-19—especially for health care workers

Albert Wu is quoted.
Healthy Debate
April 22, 2020

Medical Workers’ Looming Mental-Health Crisis

Albert Wu and Elliott Haut are quoted.
New York Magazine
April 22, 2020

TraumaNet – Covid protection

Elliott Haut is featured.
WMAR-TV
April 21, 2020

Young Americans Are Still Catching Up From the Last Recession. Now They Face a New One.

Lauren Nicholas is quoted.
The Wall Street Journal
April 18, 2020

‘We Carry That Burden.’ Medical Workers Fighting COVID-19 Are Facing a Mental Health Crisis

Albert Wu is quoted.
TIME
April 10, 2020

Searching for an effective Covid-19 treatment: promise and peril

Caleb Alexander co-authored the op-ed.
STAT
April 10, 2020

Social safety net integral to good health, researchers find

Craig Pollack is quoted.
Modern Healthcare
April 6, 2020

Inside Europe’s coronavirus hotspots a new concern emerges: A PTSD crisis among medical workers

Albert Wu is quoted.
Fortune
April 5, 2020

Can Antimalarial Drugs Really Stop COVID-19? We Just Don’t Know Yet

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
FiveThirtyEight
March 30, 2020

Healthcare Workers Frustrated By ‘Limited Resources’ And Anxious About COVID-19’s Reach 

Albert Wu is featured.
WYPR 88.1
March 20, 2020

Schools close to contain coronavirus. Will it work? Depends on what we do with our kids. 

The Op-Ed was co-written by Craig Pollack.
USA Today
March 16, 2020

America's addiction treatment misses the mark

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
Axios
February 25, 2020

People Often Skip Neurological Meds When Out-Of-Pocket

Albert Wu is quoted.
The New York Times
February 19, 2020

Unregulated sales of insulin common on Craiglist

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
February 17, 2020

2020’s Healthiest & Unhealthiest Cities in America

Albert Wu is quoted.
Patch
February 10, 2020

‘Dr. Checklist’ Peter Pronovost gets chance to transform University Hospitals

Albert Wu is quoted.
Cleveland.com
February 9, 2020

Many in U.S. worry about affording healthcare in retirement

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
February 7, 2020

Texas judges increasingly block minors seeking abortion without parental consent

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
January 22, 2020

FDA approval may not be as rigorous as it once was

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
January 14, 2020

Compassion isn’t enough for family caregivers. They need training too

The study led by Jennifer Wolff is quoted.
Forbes
January 14, 2020

Rural seniors sent to aftercare have higher mortality than urban peers

Daniel Brotman is quoted.
Reuters
January 8, 2020

More than a third of U.S. healthcare costs go to bureaucracy

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
January 6, 2020

Vaping Industry offers academic scholarships to high school kids

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
January 2, 2020

Maryland prescription drug board sets first meeting

Joseph Levy was appointed to the board.
The Baltimore Sun
January 1, 2020