Health Management and Policy

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Ride-Sharing Services Linked to Binge Drinking

New Research from Jeffrey McCullough

Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft might help decrease drunk driving accidents and deaths, but they also are associated with an increase in binge drinking, according to a new study. Read more

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Brexit Puts UK Health Care at Risk

New Report from Holly Jarman and Scott Greer

The future for the health sector in the United Kingdom is perilously uncertain, according to a report led by Holly Jarman and Scott Greer, professors of Health Management and Policy at Michigan Public Health. Read more

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Patient Discrimination During a Health Care Encounter

New research from Paige Nong

A new paper published this week in JAMA Network Open looks at patient experiences of discrimination in the US health system and found the types of discrimination a person could encounter in a health care setting varied, with the survey finding that 21% of non-institutionalized, English-speaking US adults have experienced discrimination while seeking medical care. Read more