Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the US Healthcare System

May 6, 2020 – Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the US Healthcare System
Speaker: Dr. Betty Serow

Suggested Readings:

Ramadan, Lulu & Beall, Pat. (May 3, 2020). Florida’s path to pandemic: Warnings ignored, labs slashed, expertise lost. Tallahassee Democrat.

https://www.tallahassee.com/in-depth/news/investigations/2020/05/01/florida-path-to-coronavirus-pandemic-warnings-ignored-labs-slashed-expertise-lost/3063636001/

Scott, Dylan.  March 16, 2020.  Coronavirus is exposing all of the weaknesses in the U.S. health system. Vox.

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2020/3/16/21173766/coronavirus-covid-19-us-cases-health-care-system

Ducharme, Jamie.  March 26, 2020.  Coronavirus will have long lasting impacts on the U.S. health care system and the poorest will suffer most.  Time Magazine.

https://time.com/5810260/coronavirus-will-have-long-lasting-impacts-on-the-u-s-health-care-system-and-the-poorest-will-suffer-most/

Levey, Noam E.  April 10, 2020.  Coronavirus already changing medical care in the U.S.  Los Angeles Times.

https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2020-04-10/coronavirus-lasting-changes-healthcare

Silverstein, Sara.  April 28, 2020. A top economic health researcher says the coronavirus reveals the biggest weaknesses of our health care system.  Business Insider.

https://www.businessinsider.com/top-economic-health-researcher-coronavirus-reveals-weaknesses-us-healthcare-system-2020-4

Mukherjee, Siddhartha. May 4, 2020. What the coronavirus crisis reveals about American medicine.  The New Yorker.

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/05/04/what-the-coronavirus-crisis-reveals-about-american-medicine